[Snort-users] still can't get 2.8.6 rules?

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...1935...
Sun May 23 19:14:32 EDT 2010


On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at ...294...> wrote:
> OK, I admit I'm a dummy. I have been trying on-and-off for a month now
> to upgrade to 2.8.6 and still can't get the ruleset.
>
> I've tried the following and get a "404 error - File not found"
>
> http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/oinkcode/snortrules-snapshot-2860.tar.gz
>
> Obviously "oinkcode" represents my oinkcode.
>
> http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/oinkcode/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz
> also doesn't work, but
>
> http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/oinkcode/snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT.tar.gz
> does
>
> The "Snort 2.8.6.0 rules available to registered and  subscribers for 30
> days" email from Joel implied the 2860 ruleset was available to
> registered users such as myself, but that doesn't seem to be the case.
> The fact that I also can't get the 2853 ruleset contradicts the website too.
>
> What have I missed? Thanks
>
> --
> Cheers
>
> Jason Haar
> Information Security Manager, Trimble Navigation Ltd.
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Yes, Joel's email is correct. However, you are missing the _s on the
name of the rules file.

Also, the 2860 and 2853 rules haven't yet turned the 30 day corner for
registered users.

-- 
Nigel Houghton
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