[Snort-users] No more -z all?

Jeff Nathan jeff at ...950...
Sun May 12 18:08:03 EDT 2002


Rob Hughes wrote:
> 
> On Sat, 2002-05-11 at 20:01, Rob Hughes wrote:
> > On Sat, 2002-05-11 at 15:18, Alberto Dainotti wrote:
> > > On 11 May 2002, Rob Hughes wrote:
> > >
> > > Yes, -z option doesn't take any arguments. It used to, but doesn't
> > > anymore, read man page or do "./snort -\?" (FAQ should be
> > > changed accordingly).
> > > Anyway old "-z all" option is equivalent to not using "-z" option at all..
> > > While old "-z est" is the equivalent of "-z".
> > > Greets,
> > >                                             Alberto.
> > >
> >
> > Alberto,
> >
> > Thanks. Someone might want to update the snort.conf that's distributed
> > from cvs, as in it, it still states that you use -z est or -z all.
> > Guess  I missed the bit about the change somewhere though.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Rob
> >
> >
> I had to double check, but this was left out of the change log as well.

Sorry about that.

You are correct, -z no longer takes an argument in versions of snort
beyond 1.8.x.

The FAQ will be fixed accordingly.

-Jeff

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