[Snort-users] Snort 2.3.3 available

Harper, Patrick Patrick.Harper at ...11593...
Mon Apr 25 20:04:33 EDT 2005


I would agree, if your going to use it then you should at least know how
to troubleshoot it if a new version breaks. 

Patrick S. Harper | CISSP RHCT MCSE
Information Security Engineer

In a world of compromise, some don't.


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of James
Riden
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 8:48 PM
To: eric.maheo at ...8860...
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort 2.3.3 available

Eric Maheo <eric.maheo at ...8860...> writes:

> I think the new preprocessor should be disabled by default otherwise
if
> you use a snort.conf 2.3.3 with a snort < 2.3.3 your snort won't start
> (it can be tricky...).

If it fails to start, you know about it immediately, which is better
than not providing default alerting on a fairly serious threat.

cheers,
 Jamie
-- 
James Riden / j.riden at ...11179... / Systems Security Engineer
Information Technology Services, Massey University, NZ.
GPG public key available at: http://www.massey.ac.nz/~jriden/




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