[Snort-users] Can't suppress Tagged Packet

Rob Ward rob.ward at ...11329...
Fri May 26 06:37:03 EDT 2006

--On 26 May 2006 13:37 +0200 Dirk Geschke <dirk at ...10648...> wrote:

> is it possible that you use the unified output plugin?
> In this case all rebuild packets from stream4 which raise an alert
> are stored as the original individual packets. The first is associated
> with the alert message and all further parts are labeled as "Tagged
> Packet".
> So in this case it will not help to suppress it this way. I fear
> you have to tune your rules to reduce the number of alerts. (Or
> you can use another output method, AFAIK only the unified output
> plugin decomposes the rebuild packet with "Tagged Packets".)

Hi Dirk, I'm not using the unified output plugin.


Rob Ward
Network Northwest Support
University of Liverpool
Computing Services Department

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