[Snort-sigs] simple question, where to download the community rules ?

Kuang-Chun Cheng kccheng at ...3380...
Thu Jul 2 09:29:45 EDT 2009


Hi Joel,


On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 8:16 PM, Joel Esler <eslerj at ...2420...> wrote:

> You are incorrect.  The Snort rules ARE free, they always have been.  If
> you want the rules on the day they come out, then you have to pay the fee,
> otherwise, after 30 days, they are free.


I re-read the web page about rule license, yes, you are right.
They are free, but 30 days late.

Thanks
KC


>
> The community ruleset was just under a different license (gpl) than the vrt
> license.
>
> The community ruleset will be brought over eventually, just in a different
> form.  There is plans in the works to help rule downloads be more seemless
> for the user and that's what we are waiting on.
>
> Joel
>
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 12:26 AM, Kuang-Chun Cheng <
> kccheng at ...3382...> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:48 AM, Heath Duke <heath.duke at ...3363...>wrote:
>>
>>>  It’s my understanding that the community rules haven’t been updated in
>>> over a year and snort removed them when moving to new site. I’m just using
>>> the emerging and snort rules.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks for reply.
>> So, snort rules is not free anymore.  And since snort (NIDS mode) requires
>> rules, snort is, in practical,  no more free solution.  Correct ?
>>
>> Regards
>> KC
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* Kuang-Chun Cheng [mailto:kccheng at ...3380...]
>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 01, 2009 1:25 PM
>>> *To:* snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net
>>> *Subject:* [Snort-sigs] simple question, where to download the community
>>> rules ?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm new to snort.
>>> A very simple question, where to download the community rules ?
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> KC
>>>
>>
>>
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