[Snort-users] Older Snort Downloads

Joel Ebrahimi joel.ebrahimi at ...11827...
Mon Mar 29 17:21:11 EDT 2010

I can understand discouraging people. Even on the old website it was pretty
obvious it was legacy and you would hope that people would not use old stuff
but it was nice to have access to it.

I actually was able to get the version I was looking for from another


// Joel

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Martin Roesch <roesch at ...1935...>wrote:

> I'm pretty sure (trying to remember) that we didn't put them up on the new
> site because of security issues in older versions and just generally trying
> to discourage people from downloading ancient versions and then showing up
> with "why won't snort 2.2.x load this rule" questions.  I know a lot of the
> older releases are still available on places like PacketStorm so you could
> try looking there if you need it right away.  I'll check and see if we're
> planning on putting the older versions someplace central for historical
> purposes but I suspect they've been put on ice for a reason.  Maybe we
> should have a museum section of the site dedicated to old versions of the
> software (and the site!!). :)
> Is there a specific version you're looking for?
> Marty
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 1:47 PM, Joel Ebrahimi <joel.ebrahimi at ...11827...>wrote:
>> I cant seem to find older Snort releases anymore.
>> What is the link to access older versions of Snort?
>> // Joel
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