[Snort-users] rules in snort inline

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...1935...
Tue Jun 15 15:52:43 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 3:33 PM, black_angel black_angel
<black.sad.angel at ...11827...> wrote:
> hey everybody,
> i try to change all the rules for my snort inline from mode "alert" to
> "drop" i used this script but it doesn't work correctly:
> cd /etc/snort_inline/rules/
> for file in $(ls -1 *.rules)
> do
>                sed -e 's:^alert:drop:g' ${file} > ${file}.new
>                mv ${file}.new ${file} -f
> done
> if someone have another script or any idea
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Don't do that, any of you. There are flowbit rules (the ones that set
a flowbit) that should never be set to drop.

Use Pulled Pork or Oinkmaster to manage your rules and make changes.
That is all.

Nigel Houghton
Head Mentalist
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