[Snort-users] blocking packets with snort 1.7

Martin Roesch roesch at ...421...
Fri Jan 26 11:01:55 EST 2001

Did you set --enable-flexresp when you ran 'configure'?  If not, run
'make distclean && ./configure --enable-flexresp && make' in the snort
source directory and try again.


Robert Grabowsky wrote:
> I would like to deny the downloading of a massive file from a web server
> on my network.  I have tried the following rule without success.  In fact,
> when I add the "resp: rst_all;" rule option snort will not even start
> up.  It's my understanding that this option will send TCP_RST packets in
> both directions.
> alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> a.b.c.d 80 (msg:"Massive file
> download";flags:PA; content:".exe"; nocase; resp: rst_all;)
> Any help would be truely appreciated.
> Bob
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Martin Roesch
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