[Snort-devel] ADDING RULES DYNAMICALLY
michael.boman at ...1339...
Fri Sep 27 06:51:11 EDT 2002
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On Friday 27 September 2002 21:14, gajender kumar wrote:
> hi all
> can we update rule file dynamically?
> that is if any instance of snort currently
> running and using particular rule file,
> Now if we want to add some more rules,
> is there need to restart snort instance.
Yes, you need to inform snort that it should re-read it's configuration files.
Either stop and start the snort process, or just send snort a -HUP signal
(kill -HUP pid-of-snort).
Security Architect, SecureCiRT (A SBU of Z-Vance Pte Ltd)
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