[Snort-users] VAR and IP lists

Mike Macias mike.macias at ...5336...
Sat Mar 30 08:56:15 EST 2002

I have a list of DNS servers defined in my snort.conf file like this:
var DNS_SERVERS [xx.xx.xx.xx,xx.xx.xx.xx]

Don't know about variable limits though.


> Hi
> I have declared a variable for a list of addresses that I wanted to
> (The list is much longer than what I have listed here)
> var SVCS
> var SVCS2
> Snort starts up fine without complaining. It does however miss some of
> IP addresses
> in the rules.
> What is the correct syntax for declaring variables with list of IP
> addresses? I used the
> example from Snort manual.
> What is the limit of IP addresses that can be assigned to a variable? I
> to chop the IP addresses after 70 and create a new variable. (I was trying
> to assign 300 IP addresses to a variable and Snort did not like that.) I
> not look for the IP address threshold for the variable but randomly picked
> 70 as the limit.
> Thank you in advance.
> Subba Rao
> sailorn at ...261...
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