[Snort-users] 4d:41:43:44:41:44 - MACDAD

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Tue Oct 17 16:37:52 EDT 2006


If you don't want to receive the sfPortscan alerts, then turn off the  
preprocessor and restart Snort.


On Oct 12, 2006, at 2:21 PM, Nick Baronian wrote:

> I am seeing a bunch the MACDAD entries in my snort.logs.  From what I
> understand Snort's portscan detector wraps the packets with the info
> like the 4d:41:43:44:41:44 MAC's, proto255 and such so it can bundle
> them all up.
> If I wanted to ignore these packets how could I set this?  Would I
> have to comment out the preprocessor flow line?  Is the flow tracking
> still only detecting portscans?  Will this hinder anything else if I
> comment this out or is there a better way to do this?
> Thanks,
> Nick Baronian
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