[Snort-users] VRT Rules snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz Download Error?
jdell at ...1095...
Fri May 29 14:20:34 EDT 2009
Interesting.. I didn't know
existed. Is there a link that doesn't require an oinkcode? I can't find one.
I also noticed that when you use this link it redirects to:
Is the original link going to go away?
From: Joel Esler [mailto:jesler at ...1935...]
Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 1:57 PM
To: Jack Pepper
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] VRT Rules snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz Download Error?
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Jack Pepper
<pepperjack at ...14319...> wrote:
Quoting Jeff Dell <jdell at ...1095...>:
> The problem with once a week is what happens if you check on Monday at 8am
> and the rules are updated on Monday at 8:05? You won't get any updates for
> weeks. It would be really great to have something like a checksum that
> be available to see if there is a change in the rules file. This way users
> know exactly when an update has occurred and even if they check it every
> minutes they will be checking a tiny file as compared to 90megs+ file.
> incorporating this into your favorite update utility will make updates
> fast most of the time as there won't be an update to the file, and would
> severely lower the bandwidth that snort.org needs.
Good idea. If I could download the md5 using the oinkcode, it would
be very nice. Like this:
Why would you need an oinkcode to look for the md5? That's an unneeded
joel esler | Sourcefire | gtalk: jesler at ...1935... | 302-223-5974
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