[Snort-users] config profile_rules

Jefferson, Shawn Shawn.Jefferson at ...14448...
Fri Jun 4 12:56:49 EDT 2010

What does --enable-sourcefire do?

From: Joel Esler [mailto:jesler at ...1935...]
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 9:12 AM
To: Pedro Marinho
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] config profile_rules

You need to compile performance monitoring in.

These are my compile tags:

--enable-sourcefire --enable-reload --enable-targetbased --enable-zlib --enable-ipv6 --enable-gre --enable-mpls --enable-pp
m --enable-perfprofiling

On Jun 4, 2010, at 12:01 PM, Pedro Marinho wrote:

Hello Joel,

I am disabling some rules here to improve performance. I was reading at your blog


so i put that config option on the snort.conf
like this:

config profile_rules

but i am receiving an error when i up snort

snort -q -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i eth2 -A console -N

this error

ERROR: Unknown config directive: config profile_rules
Fatal Error, Quitting..

do u know what am i doing wrong?

Joel Esler
Jabber: jesler at ...1935...<mailto:jesler at ...1935...>

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