[Snort-users] oinkmaster.pl - Unable to download rules, Why??

Schmehl, Paul L pauls at ...6838...
Thu Feb 5 10:26:06 EST 2004

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> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Snortty
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 10:09 AM
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> Subject: [Snort-users] oinkmaster.pl - Unable to download rules, Why??
> All, 
> I have used oinkmaster.pl -o /tmp/rules many times, and it 
> worked everytime. 
> But today, it shows:
> root# oinkmaster.pl -o /tmp/rules/   
> Downloading rules archive from
> http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-stable.tar.gz...
> http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-stable.tar.gz:
> 16:05:10 ERROR 404: Not Found.
That's because the path to the rules files has changed.  You need to
edit your oinkmaster.conf file to reflect the new URL.  Go to
http://www.snort.org/dl/rules to see what the path needs to be.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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