[Snort-users] How can i stop alerts that come from my own ip range?

Pat McNamara pmcnamara at ...14830...
Wed May 5 11:46:08 EDT 2010


Thanks i am beginning to see the alerts I want to not write to the DB  
are port scan from my mail server. How can i do this.

Thanks
On May 5, 2010, at 11:40 AM, Joel Esler wrote:

> Yeah, I wouldn't do a pass rule at all.  Sounds like to me, exactly  
> what Matt said.  Define your HOME_NET as the network you want to  
> protect.  EXTERNAL_NET, leave as any.  Go from there.
>
> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Stephen Mullins  
> <steve.mullins.work at ...11827...> wrote:
> You could just create 3 pass rules (tcp, udp, icmp) based on your
> $HOME_NET variable.
>
> Wouldn't recommend it, though, since traffic from your home net may be
> indicative of trojan call backs and so forth.
>
> You want to pass all traffic with a source IP within your $HOME_NET
> variable with a destination that you didn't state.  I suppose you want
> to pass all home_net to home_net traffic?  Passing all home_net to
> !home_net traffic would be a "pretty bad idea."
>
> Steve Mullins
>
> On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 10:42 AM, Pat McNamara <pmcnamara at ...14830...>  
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > what I am trying to do is any alerts that come from my ip range  
> is to have
> > snort disregard them and not even write them to the MySql  
> database. I think
> > it must be some how set in the external_Net but I can't seem to  
> figure it
> > out.
> > Thanks
> > Pat
> >
> > Pat McNamara
> > IT Systems Administrator
> > .NU domain, Ltd.
> > Worldnames, Inc.
> > +1-508-359-5600 x116
> > pmcnamara at ...14830...
> >
> >
> >
> >
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Pat McNamara
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.NU domain, Ltd.
Worldnames, Inc.
+1-508-359-5600 x116
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