[Snort-users] rules downloads and scalability

Bristol, Gary L. gbristol at ...10387...
Mon Sep 18 12:08:08 EDT 2006


That's the schedule we use here at OU.

Then we have a script that runs 30 mins later to update all of the sensors. 

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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] rules downloads and scalability

--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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