[Snort-users] New Snort 2.2 Rules

Eric Hines eric.hines at ...8860...
Wed Sep 14 13:43:42 EDT 2005


Another issue, may be a dumb question but doesn't hurt asking is: did
you download the correct Snort rulesets for your version of Snort? E.g.
2.3 rules will not work on Snort 2.1.


Regards,

Eric Hines, GCIA, CISSP
CEO, President
Applied Watch Technologies, LLC
1095 Pingree Road
Suite 213
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Web: http://www.appliedwatch.com
Toll Free: (877) 262-7593
"Enterprise Snort Management"

On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 15:33 -0500, Eric Hines wrote:
> Walt,
> 
> I would recommend going over to your Snort sensor and making sure none
> of the rules you downloaded (bleeding-edge?) etc.. broke Snort. Run a ps
> listing and make sure Snort did not fail on restart. To get a verbose
> output in the case that it is failing due to something in the snort.conf
> or rulesets, run it from the command line in verbose mode: snort
> -c /path/to/snort.conf -v
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Eric Hines, GCIA, CISSP
> CEO, President
> Applied Watch Technologies, LLC
> 1095 Pingree Road
> Suite 213
> Crystal Lake, IL 60014
> Web: http://www.appliedwatch.com
> Toll Free: (877) 262-7593
> "Enterprise Snort Management"
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 15:26 -0500, Walt Rich wrote:
> > I updated the Snort rules to the latest available on Souceforge's
> > site.  They wre auite out of date, and almost a year old.  Snort is up
> > and running, but has become very queit!  It used to detect alot of
> > false positives, which were a pain, but at least I knew it was
> > working.  Now it is very, very quiet, and hasn't detected anything in
> > over 2 hours.  Is it possible that the rule writers have become so
> > good that the detection of false positives has been almost eliminated?
> > Has anyone else experienced anything similar?  Any input is greatly
> > appreciated.
> >  
> > Thanks! 
> >  
> > 
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> > 
> > ___________________________________
> > | Walt Rich | Sr. Network
> > Engineer | Parago, Inc. |
> > 972.538.7253 | walt.rich at ...12648...
> > |
> >  
> 
> 
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