[Snort-users] Snort pass rules failing

Jerry Shenk jshenk at ...514...
Thu May 13 18:03:04 EDT 2004

Yes, I did.  I also tried it from the command-line just to make sure I
didn't have something messed up in my init script.  It's the craziest
thing...the pass rules are very simple.  Here's one of them:

var WEB_PROXY x.x.x.x
pass tcp $HOME_NET any -> $WEB_PROXY 8080 (msg:"SCAN Proxy Port 8080
attempt - proxy"; stateless; flags:S,12; classtype:attempted-recon;
sid:620; rev:6;)

In this case, there's only one ip address in the variable but I think
the use of variables makes it a little cleaner.

-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Matt
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:13 PM
To: Jerry Shenk; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort pass rules failing

At 07:19 PM 5/13/2004, Jerry Shenk wrote:
>I'm trying to get a new IDS box set up.  I'm trying to set up a few
>specific pass rules for a box that does monitoring (ICMP and SNMP) and
>router (ICMP redirects) and a web proxy server.  None of them seem to
>taking.  I'm running version 2.1.1 (Build 25)

did you start snort with the -o parameter?

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