[Snort-users] Preprocessor and decoder rules

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Mon May 7 17:23:16 EDT 2012

If you are using pulledpork, they are probably in your snort.rules file.

On May 7, 2012, at 12:29 PM, Jefferson, Shawn wrote:

> Hi,
> I’m trying to use the pre-processor and decoder rule files to comment out some of the pre-processer and decoder rules I’m not interested in seeing alerts for.  I compiled with –enable-sourcefire and the rules are being loaded in my snort.conf.  However, during the load of snort I am getting these messages (for each GID/SID):
> WARNING: /etc/snort/rules/preprocessor.rules(2) GID 105 SID 1 in rule duplicates previous rule. Ignoring old rule.#012
> So, what am I doing wrong?  Commenting out the rules doesn’t work, since it seems they are being defined somewhere else.
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