[Snort-users] Cannot suppress events from a security scanner

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Thu Apr 5 11:04:55 EDT 2007

Are you just trying to ignore traffic to/from this host totally?

Why don't you use a bpf filter at Snort's command line, or even write pass rules?


On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 04:54:56PM +0200, it looks like trashboy at ...953... sent me:
> Hi all,
> I would like to exclude from snort processing rules a security scanner. To do
> so, I've completed as follow the threshold.conf file:
> suppress gen_id 1, sig_id 1-9999, track by_src, ip
> suppress gen_id 1, sig_id 1-9999, track by_dst, ip
> Unfortunately, it doesn't works. Snort goes on processing traffic from this IP
> address. I've done another test specifying just one sig_id and in this case it
> works. Anyone can help me solve this issue ?
> Thanks,
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Joel Esler                                          Security Consultant
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