[Snort-devel] spp_conversation preprocessor

Steven Sturges steve.sturges at ...402...
Mon Jul 28 08:51:12 EDT 2008

spp_conversation watched a list of allowed IP protocols and
created session data, similar to what stream does now.
It interacted with portscan2.

Both were last available with Snort 2.4.5.

 From what I recall, neither interacted with flow or clientserver
(flow rule keyword).


Adayadil Thomas wrote:
> Greetings.
> I am aware that the spp_conversation preprocessor is deprecated,
> but can someone tell me what the purpose of this preprocessor was?
> Does this have any relation to flow? or sp_clientserver.c?
> Thanks
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