[Snort-users] Automatic Snort Ruleset Updates through Scripting

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...1935...
Mon Jun 28 16:30:25 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 4:21 PM, Randal T. Rioux <randy at ...13561...> wrote:
> On 06/28/2010 07:24 AM, Nigel Houghton wrote:
>> On Monday, June 28, 2010, Randal T. Rioux<randy at ...13561...>  wrote:
>>> 0. Top posting releases demons into email threads. But my diatribe gets old.
>> Posting in the middle makes the baby Jesus cry
> He's crying anyway.
>>> 1. Who handles the Oinkcodes? BTW, I've never used Oinkmaster, which
>>> leads me to this question: What the hell is an Oinkcode?
>> You do, from your account on snort.org. You click something, and you
>> get one. It's a token that belongs to you, identifies you so you can
>> download stuff.
> So, snort.org handles the Oinkcodes. What stuff does it allow me to
> download that can't just be downloaded via old fashioned clicking or
> pulling?

Nothing, but it does allow you to use a tool for automated downloading
and rule management, PulledPork or Oinkmaster for example.

Nigel Houghton
Head Mentalist
http://vrt-sourcefire.blogspot.com && http://labs.snort.org/

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