[Snort-users] Now that I have my oink code

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Wed Mar 9 13:28:17 EST 2005

Snortty wrote:

>snorthost/tmp# wget
>           => `snortrules-snapshot-2.3.tar.gz'
>Connecting to 192.168.103.xx:8000... connected.
>Proxy request sent, awaiting response... 403 You must
>be a registered user with a valid oink code to
>download this file from your IP Address

I see wget is calling via a proxy server. You have ensured the address 
you entered maps to the Internet address your proxy uses?

Also, I have put in a feature request to Sourcefire that they look at 
making their Web pages *show you* what IP address you are facing them 
with - that would help a LOT in these situations.


"403  You must be a registered user with a valid oink code to download 
this file from your IP address of"

Those last two words would have made a world of difference to you...


Jason Haar
Information Security Manager, Trimble Navigation Ltd.
Phone: +64 3 9635 377 Fax: +64 3 9635 417
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