[Snort-users] why old libnet?

Joshua Berry jberry at ...11848...
Mon Mar 28 12:35:47 EST 2005


Probably because it has support for using reject as well as drop, alert
and log.  The reject keyword allows you to reset the connection rather
than just drop it.

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Matt
Kettler
Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 2:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] why old libnet?

Florin Andrei wrote:

>
>My thoughts exactly, but it looks like libnet is also required by --
>enable-inline
>If i don't put in --enable-inline, it does not require libnet. If i do
>put it in, it requires libnet.
>
>  
>

That strikes me as odd.. I knew --enable-inline required libipq, but I
did not realize it required libnet.. That seems odd to me.



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