[Snort-sigs] Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...435...
Wed May 5 07:54:39 EDT 2010


On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 4:37 AM, Kayvan Javid
<kayvan.javid at ...3493...> wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 12:27:38 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: Research <research at ...435...>
>> Subject: [Snort-sigs] Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update
>>       2010-04-26
>> To: snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Message-ID: <20100426162738.1BD25D4028 at ...435...>
>>
> snip
>>
>> Registered Users:
>> There are no new symlinks for registered users as the new packages
>> won't be available to registered users for 30 days.
>
> Can someone please clarify the situation for registered users.
>
> When the 30day release cycle comes around, will the registered users
> then have access to the symlinks, joining the deprecated naming
> convention to the new style.
>
> I have seen mention in all of the sans notices and snort literature that
> the old style names will become deprecated in June.  How long before the
> symlinks are removed entirely?
>
> Many thanks,
> Kave
>
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There will not be any symlinks for registered users. You will have to
use the new names as soon as the new rule packs reach the 30 day
limit.

The symlinks will also disappear for subscribers at the same time.

-- 
Nigel Houghton
Head Mentalist
SF VRT
http://vrt-sourcefire.blogspot.com && http://labs.snort.org/




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