[Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.5 Now Available

Snort Releases snortreleases at ...835...
Wed Sep 16 16:28:19 EDT 2009

Snort 2.8.5 is now available on snort.org, at

Snort 2.8.5 introduces:

- Ability to specify multiple configurations (snort.conf and everything
  it includes), bound either by Vlan ID or IP Address.  This allows you
  to run one instance of Snort with multiple snort.conf files, rather
  than having separate processes.  See README.multipleconfigs for

- Continued inspection of traffic while reloading a configuration.
  Add --enable-reload option to your configure script prior to building.
  See README.reload for details.

- Rate Based Attack Prevention for Connection Attempts, Concurrent
  Connections, and improved rule/event filtering.  See README.filters
  for details.

- SSH preprocessor

- Performance improvements in various places

Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.

Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to bugs at ...2256...

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team

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