[Snort-users] VRT Rules snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz Download Error?
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Fri May 29 15:06:03 EDT 2009
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On May 29, 2009, at 1:48 PM, "Jefferson, Shawn" <Shawn.Jefferson at ...14448...
> Does anyone have a shell script that downloads the md5 and compares
> it to the last one before running oinkmaster.pl that they want to
> I'm in the "downloading once a day" camp, and I've noticed that this
> has been failing quite often lately.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandro guly Zaccarini [mailto:guly at ...14592...]
> Sent: May 29, 2009 10:36 AM
> To: 'Snort Users List'
> Cc: Jeff Dell
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] VRT Rules snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz
> Download Error?
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:56:01PM -0400, Jeff Dell wrote:
>> 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 2
>> weeks. It would be really great to have something like a checksum
>> that will
>> be available to see if there is a change in the rules file.
> actually there is an md5 file, and i was thinkin' about asking why VRT
> changed its format without alerting users before.
> personally, i download daily that md5 file and compare to the latest
> i've got: if they don't match it means that there is something new.
> but we're a bit OT here :)
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