[Snort-users] snort v2.3 and flowbits?

Jason security at ...5028...
Sat Mar 5 19:01:08 EST 2005


it was on -sigs


config flowbits_size: 256


Rich Adamson wrote:
> I know that I just read something on this list in the past few days
> relative to too many flowbit rules for snort to handle, but now I 
> can't find any references in the archives.
> 
> After using oinkmaster to update both the snort and bleeding snort 
> rules today, snort v2.3 now fails to start (on win32 system). After
> commenting out several rules in backdoor.rules, it now starts.
> 
> If I recall correctly, wasn't this issue associated with an arbitrary
> fixed value compiled into snort, or is my memory way off base?
> 
> Any suggestings on how to fix this?
> 
> Rich
> 
> 
> 
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