[Snort-users] sfportscan tuning

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Tue Mar 11 20:24:52 EDT 2008

Take a look at the snort.conf file in the etc/ directory.  All your  
config options are in there.  The README is in doc/


On Mar 11, 2008, at 8:10 PM, Kamran Shafi wrote:

> Hi all,
> Do I need to change the threshold settings of portscan preprocessor  
> in src/preprocessors/portscan.c  or is there a softer way of  
> changing the thresholds for the alerts generated by this  
> preprocessor??
> Do I need to uninstall Snort first when I modify the .c file and  
> then recompile? I earlier installed Snort using the package manager,  
> I guess after doing this change I will just need to follow the  
> standard sequence of make
> make clean
> ./configure
> make
> make install
> Am I right or missing some step? Sorry if its a very basic question  
> - just didn't want to stuff up my existing setup.
> -- 
> Regards
> Kam  
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