[Snort-users] VRT Rules - Download Not Working

Garland, Ken R garlandkr at ...11827...
Mon Apr 12 12:34:36 EDT 2010


I registered more than a week ago and have tried over 30 different times
since then.

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Nigel Houghton
<nhoughton at ...1935...>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Garland, Ken R <garlandkr at ...11827...>
> wrote:
> > I registered on snort.org
> > Logged in.
> > Went to this site - http://www.snort.org/snort-rules/?#rules
> > Clicked on this link -
> > http://dl.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz
> >
> > I get this error:
> >
> > 403 Forbidden
> >
> > You do not have permission to download this file.
> >
> > Please make sure you're logged into Snort.org.
> >
> > If you are logged into Snort.org, you may need a VRT subscription to
> access
> > this file.
> >
> > I've tried this many times over different days with different browsers,
> same
> > result. I also setup an oinkcode and tried using oinkmaster, but it
> doesn't
> > work. From oink I get this:
> >
> > ./oink.pl: Error: could not download from
> >
> http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/*oinkcode*/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz
> .
> > Output from wget follows:
> >
> >
> http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/*oinkcode*/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gzResolving
> > www.snort.org... 68.177.102.20
> > Connecting to www.snort.org|68.177.102.20|:80... connected.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
> > Location:
> >
> http://dl.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz?oink_code=
> > [following]
> > --12:02:07--
> >
> http://dl.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz?oink_code=
> > Resolving dl.snort.org... 68.177.102.34
> > Connecting to dl.snort.org|68.177.102.34|:80... connected.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 500 Internal Server Error
> > 12:03:11 ERROR 500: Internal Server Error.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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>
> Just tested and I am able to download the file. I'm guessing you came
> up against the 15 minute rule. Basically, registered users can only
> download the file once every 15 minutes and you probably exceeded
> that, try again in a while and see if it works for you.
>
> This seems to occur with folks who just registered on a regular basis,
> not sure why that would be the case, I'll look into it.
>
> --
> Nigel Houghton
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