[Snort-users] rules for Snort Inline

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Mon Sep 4 09:27:54 EDT 2006


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Any rule can be converted to an inline rule by changing the keyword.   
In my opinion I wouldn't like someone else making a decision about  
what to drop (control) on _my_ network.

Joel


On Sep 4, 2006, at 8:07 AM, Risto Vaarandi wrote:

> hi all,
> I have had Snort running in IDS mode for some time, and would now like
> deploy it in Inline mode for actually dropping malicious traffic.
> However, the Snort rules available at http://www.snort.org/rules/ have
> been configured to produce alerts only, and the user has to test each
> rule whether the 'drop', 'reject' or other such action would be  
> suitable
> for his/her environment.
> Since testing rules one by one involves a lot of time, I started to  
> look
> for rule collections designed specifically for Snort Inline, and  
> located
> the rulesets at BleedingSnort (http://www.bleedingsnort.com/ 
> rules/). My
> question is - are there any similar projects around for creating rules
> for Snort Inline?
> I understand that for some rules it is difficult to verify that they
> don't block anything legitimate, yet there could be rules which almost
> never produce false positives. If someone has created a collection of
> such rules, I'd be thankful for the pointers.
> br,
> risto
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