[Snort-users] Issue extracting my snortrules

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Thu Oct 4 11:12:00 EDT 2012


Is the file complete?  Is a size that looks correct and not an error
message?  How big is it?

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...> wrote:
> Hello,
>  Please I need help extracting my snort rules with this command
> # tar -xzvf snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> I get this erro message
>
> zip: stdin: not in gzip format
>
> tar: Child returned status 1
>
> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>
> I downloaded the file with this command # # wget
> http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-
> 2923.tar.gz/<oinkcode> -O snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> I put in the oinkcode
> I have tried to re-safe the file with extension .tar and issue the same command leaving out z but still it wont work.
> PLS HELP!
>
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