[Snort-users] Recent errors on Snort.org and how you can help

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...1935...
Tue May 19 20:27:05 EDT 2009


On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at ...294...> wrote:
> I think you guys should take a leaf out of the clamAV product (which you
> own!) and invent an official update daemon (like freshclam). As with
> clamAV, use DNS (with short-but-non-zero TTLs) to notify the daemon of
> version numbers, and the damn daemons can happily check every minute if
> they wish - it won't trigger downloads until there is something new to
> download.

It's an option under consideration.

> No point in reinventing the wheel here...

Nope, but there are also other options.

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Nigel Houghton
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