[Snort-users] Normal amount of pinging?

James Marks jamarks at ...7216...
Wed Aug 4 13:30:11 EDT 2004


Ahh. So 50 "ICMP PING NMAP" events on my firewall means this is just 
the beginning for my tiny but growing number of unannounced visitors... 
  :)

Thanks!

On Jul 20, 2004, at 6:42 AM, Miner, Jonathan W (CSC) (US SSA) wrote:

> Normal? :)
>
> Just for comparison... in the last 24 hours, I've picked up 8600 "ICMP 
> PING NMAP" events out of 57000 total Snort events, using the default 
> rule set.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net on behalf of James Marks
> Sent:	Fri 07/16/2004 10:24 PM
> To:	snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
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> Subject:	[Snort-users] Normal amount of pinging?
> Can anyone tell me what a "normal" amount of nmap pinging activity is
> for a static IP?
>
> I'm using Snort in conjuction with IPCop for my firewall and I'm seeing
> about 50 nmap pings (as well as a few portscans) a day in my intrusion
> detection system logs.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
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