[Snort-users] combination of snort & ipchains

andy lowton andy at ...586...
Tue Jan 16 17:00:47 EST 2001

>>>>> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, "Avleen" == Avleen Vig wrote:

  Avleen> Fyodor:  Same things happens on FreeBSD with IPF.  If IPF blocks /
  Avleen> drops a packet, SNORT cannot pick it up :( Read my last mail about
  Avleen> VLANs which I'm going to try next

Interesting, I run IPF and Snort on the same interface under OpenBSD and Snort 
picks everything up whatever IPF does.

Maybe the original poster is doing his tests from a network that Snort doesn't 
consider to be 'external' and the rules are configured to look for external->



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