[Snort-users] is there an ftp site to fetch rules

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Wed May 21 10:07:09 EDT 2003

FTP? no.. HTTP, yes.. CVS, yes.

See  section 3.18 of the FAQ in the snort 2.0 tarball's Doc directory

It's even got a shell script that downloads them with wget for you.

(I would point you to the FAQ on the website, but nobody has bothered to 
update that since 1.8..
*COUGH* FAQ and Website maintainers *COUGH*)

The download location is in:


At 12:16 PM 5/21/2003 -0400, Garrett.Allen at ...8966... wrote:
>want to set up a periodic script (daily) to fetch rules.  1. is there an ftp
>site containing current rules?  if so, can you provide particulars.  i
>searched the docs, www.snort.org, www.sourcefire.com and our friend, mr.
>google.  alas, no luck on obtaining an ftp site containing the rules.

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