[Snort-users] Same source/dest

Keg snrtlst at ...2792...
Wed Apr 2 14:15:25 EST 2003


Is it safe to say that that best placement for pass rules would be 
local.rules file? (Meaning later rule updates?

Erek Adams wrote:

>On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Keg wrote:
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>>Sorry guys for the question but how do I write the pass rule?
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>Just like any other, except instead of 'alert' or 'log' the action is
>'pass'.  Have a look at this [0] for an example.  You can also find more
>info in the Snort Users manual.
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>>Should a create the file and name it as pass.rules or should I simply
>>add the following to the local rules.?
>>
>>pass ip 10.13.110.254 53 -> 10.13.110.254 any
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>That's all up to you.  Depends on how you like to organize things.  :)
>Since there's a blank local.rules in the default ruleset, I don't like to
>use that filename.  It stops me from just copying the rules/* over to
>/etc/snort/rules/.  I tend to use 'pass.rules' and 'my.rules' for pass and
>local stuff.
>
>You pick whatever way works for you.  Just remember that you did it! :)
>
>Cheers!
>
>-----
>Erek Adams
>
>   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson
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>[0] http://www.theadamsfamily.net/~erek/snort/ignore.txt
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