[Snort-users] Ignoring certain hosts

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Mon Jun 2 06:09:09 EDT 2003

On Sun, 2 Jun 2002, storm wrote:

> Keep getting hit with broadcasts from my ISP.  So I would like to not
> see these in the alerts anymore. And, sometimes when a user accesses our
> file server (legit user), snort reports: [1:2102:1] NETBIOS SMB
> SMB_COM_TRANSACTION Max Data Count of 0 DOS Attempt [**].  Would like to
> ignore all internal traffic and broadcasts from ISP.
> In the faqs, it said to write pass rules and add the hosts to the
> portscan-ignorehosts list . Then to call snort with the -o option to
> activate the pass rules. Can anyone elaborate on this?



Erek Adams

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