[Snort-users] why old libnet?

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Mon Mar 28 12:43:57 EST 2005

Joshua Berry wrote:

>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.

Yeah, I was looking at the code and you are correct. I guess I
(incorrectly) assumed it somehow used the netfilter reject target to
generate the packets. Instead snort generates them itself.

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