[Snort-users] Ignorehosts, once again

Yonah Russ yonah at ...5038...
Tue Dec 17 07:43:18 EST 2002

On Mon, 2002-12-16 at 16:29, Marc Quibell wrote:
> OK, got another implementation of SNort. Now I forgot how I got it to ignore
> certain SOURCE IPs (such as using the DNS_SERVERS variable. I know there is a
> syntax issue with this. WHat is the exact way to ignore a host source?
> I currently have:
> var DNS_SERVERS [207.108.40.###,207.108.40.###]
> preprocessor portscan-ignorehosts: $DNS_SERVERS

I had  a similar problem- which portscan preprocessor are you using? 1,2
or both? If you are using 2, make sure to put in a line
portscan2-ignorehosts (note the 2) and put it after the portscan2 line

hope that helps 

> THis does not work. I've seen several variations, none of which work: It still
> gets alerts from these hosts.
> Marc
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Yonah Russ <yonah at ...5038...>
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