[Snort-sigs] New to writing Snort Rules. Help writing a rule?

Balasubramaniam Natarajan bala150985 at ...2420...
Sat May 19 02:38:48 EDT 2012

Hi Tyler,

Could you please give us a small network diagram of how your setup looks
like ?  I cannot get the full picture with your explanation below.

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 1:48 AM, Tyler MacPherson <tah338 at ...3678...> wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently put Snort on a system for my work. I'm trying to configure it
> by writing certain rules, but since I'm brand new to Snort, I'm having
> some trouble figuring out how to write these rules. Basically, the
> system I'm deploying Snort on should only be receiving traffic through
> two avenues: a MySQL database and Oracle database that are linked to it.
> Everything else should be picked up Snort as potentially being bad. What
> I'm wondering is, how would I go about writing rules that would achieve
> this goal?
> Thank you.
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