[Snort-users] MySQL support for Snort 2.9.4

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Tue Dec 11 09:31:09 EST 2012

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 09:16:09PM -0500, Michael Steele wrote:
> Is there any chance that all the rules that are available have the to the
> public have the snort.conf replaced with correct versions that don't have
> the output database included as an option.
> As an example the Registered Users Release of the rules labeled
> snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz still has a reference in the snort.conf to
> the output database option. Might be a thought to go back to any of the
> rules that are available to the public that reference a version of Snort
> that doesn't support the output database and update the snort.conf to not
> reference it. Just a thought... 

The registered rule packs are rule packs that were cut 30 days ago remember.

The subscriber rule packs have been updated to not include the database output plugin.

You may also view them here:


Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager

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