[Snort-users] Snort Rules
neil at ...1633...
Thu Jun 7 18:02:45 EDT 2001
Brian Carpio <carb02 at ...2172...>wrote asking:
>I have created a rule
>pass 184.108.40.206/32 any -> 220.127.116.11/32 any
>but messages are still getting recored in the /var/adm/messages from ICMP
>Requests from this box.. what's wrong with my rule?? does the order of
>rules in the snort.conf file regulate this?? Which takes presence a pass
>rule or an alert rule??
It depends. If you are using the '-o' switch when invoking snort, then
pass rules have precedence over alert rules. If you aren't, then alert
rules have precedence. Check to be sure that you are using this switch.
Neil Dickey, Ph.D.
Northern Illinois University
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