[Snort-users] Custom rule sets
mdiwan at ...200...
Mon Nov 26 07:23:13 EST 2001
A few quick questions for those in the know,
If I make a custom rule for some type of signature that i define myself
and i dont have a sid in the rule .. how does this affect the placement
of an alert from that rule into a Snort MySQL database ?
who ( what agency,... or is it Marty or someone else on development
teams ) defines the sid number for a signature?
how do we submit signatures for inclusion into the rulesets?
Is each sid unique?.. what role does the revision number play?...
The two big questions would be:
****CAN I MAKE AN INDEX of the rules based on SID numbers?... this would
help in creating an autoupdate utility for the rule sets.
****How do i define my own rule numbers/ sid numbers without messing up
the way i update rules from cvs..
I.E. is there a set of sid numbers that is RESERVED for user defined
what other ways are there for us to uniquly tag custom signature rules?
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