[Snort-users] icmp pass rules

Frank Knobbe frank at ...9761...
Fri Oct 24 12:59:42 EDT 2008


On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 09:14 -0400, Stephen Reese wrote:
> The real question is why do pass rules even exist if you could use
> suppression instead and not have the performance penalty.

Because you can be way more specific with pass rules (icode, dsize,
content, etc) whereas with suppressions, you can only filter by *one* IP
address and SID.

-Frank

-- 
It is said that the Internet is a public utility. As such, it is best
compared to a sewer. A big, fat pipe with a bunch of crap sloshing
against your ports.

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