[Snort-users] Is it possible to make a rule for maximum connetions?

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Wed May 2 08:37:57 EDT 2012

You have the ability to alert on if a number of connections in a time period exceeds a certain number, but no, you can't limit the maximum number of connections to a webserver.  Probably something you want to control through the webserver itself.


On May 2, 2012, at 4:43 AM, Simon Blixt wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm in a situation where I want to limit to maximum numbers of connection to my webserver.
> Is it possible to write such a rule? I'm new to rule-creating and need some backup.
> Using Snort as an IPS.
> Thanks in advance,
> Blixten 
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