[Snort-users] inline mode rules

zhaohui yin yinzhaohui at ...11827...
Fri Oct 21 19:55:29 EDT 2005


since snort rule may trigger many flase positive alert, while change
to drop/sdrop inline mode, maybe it will cut the needed traffic.
I think it need a small set rule especially choosed to suit for inline
mode, does anyone do this work already?

On 10/22/05, Eric Maheo <eric.maheo at ...8860...> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> yes you can change to drop your rules but you have other options like
> sdrop/reject/replace..  see snort_manual.pdf in the /doc of your snort
> tarball.
>
> However be careful when you change your action to drop because it will
> drop every packets it interprets as illegitimate traffic..
>
> So I will first set your IPS as IDS for a while and little by little
> switch your rules to drop/reject/sdrop/replace packets.
>
> Thanks,
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> On Sat, 2005-10-22 at 09:36 +0800, zhaohui yin wrote:
> > I want use snort inline mode, does there any special rules suit for
> > inline mode, or I change all the rule's head with "alert" replaced by
> > "drop". does it work fine?
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