[Snort-users] Supressing alerts

Senthil Prabu.S prabu333 at ...8908...
Wed Nov 17 22:47:06 EST 2004

> I got a lot of SCAN Proxy Port 8080 attempt [sid 620] alerts, but they 
> come all from my subnet (10.35.x.x) to (10.32.x.x).
> what is the best way to "hide" this ?
> My var_home contains,
> I was thinking of using the Threshold.conf file like:
> suppress gen_id X, sig_id 620, track by_src ip
> if this is a good idee, but where do i find the gen_id ?
  I think you  are using older version of snort rules.Because these kinds of 
noisy rules
have been moved to the deleted.rules file in snort -2.2.0.So update ur snort 
reguilarily to get rid of these noisy and unnecessary alerts.

Use latest version of snort and its rules.

Senthil Prabu.S 

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