[Snort-users] Small suggestion for 'rules database'.

M. Burnett mburnett at ...448...
Wed Sep 13 11:27:19 EDT 2000


I must second this suggesstion, it would be nice to have an all-text rules
page to help with things like automating rules updates and stuff.  Or even
an XML page that we can parse out ourselves.



Mark Burnett
Xato Network Security, Inc.
www.xato.net


----- Original Message -----
From: "Vitaly McLain" <twistah at ...93...>
To: <Snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2000 5:15 PM
Subject: [Snort-users] Small suggestion for 'rules database'.


> Hi,
>
> This (small) issue has been on mind for a while, but now my friends who
use
> Snort have reminded me of it. It regards the ASP script on Snort.org used
to
> create custom rulesets. The script is great (I am not at all complaining),
> but maybe you could make it dump to a text file and not to an HTML file?
Or
> if HTML format is needed for some reason, maybe you could make an option
to
> choose between plain-text and HTML? This would be really beneficial -- the
> HTML does tend to screw up the file and makes getting a custom rules file
a
> pain in the neck on some systems (such as home-made routers with no
> X-Windows...Lynx's 'd' command downloads the HTML source..).
>
> Thanks,
> Vitaly McLain
> twistah at ...93...
>
>
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