[Snort-users] rules downloads and scalability

Paul Schmehl pauls at ...6838...
Mon Sep 18 11:52:15 EDT 2006


--On Monday, September 18, 2006 11:18:25 -0400 Martin Roesch 
<roesch at ...1935...> wrote:

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> FYI, every once in a while we were getting people who didn't know how
> to configure cron who were trying to download rule updates every
> second.  Since we update rules typically on a daily basis at best, 15
> minutes ought to work pretty well for everyone...
>
What's wrong with once a day?  Is getting new rules into snort really 
*that* critical????

Sheesh.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/
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