[Snort-users] New to Snort; Unable to download VRT Certified Rules

JJ Cummings cummingsj at ...11827...
Sun Feb 7 22:19:33 EST 2010

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On Feb 7, 2010, at 19:36, <ladytechieguruness at ...14763...> wrote:

> Hello All,
> I downloaded Snort but haven't been able to successfully download  
> the VRT Certified Rules since each time I attempt to download the  
> new rules, I get the following error message:
> "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."
> When I copy and paste the link to the download into one of my  
> download accelerators, they can't download the rules, either. I've  
> been trying since yesterday.
> I won't purchase a subscription until I see that Snort is the  
> correct choice for me. Is there another way to access the rules? Can  
> I copy them from  into a text file or batch file and install them  
> that way?
> Thank you for your help.
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