[Snort-users] Extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Tue Oct 9 12:46:26 EDT 2012

You never got back to me about the size of the file and if the file
was complete.

the error makes it sound like it's not a tar.gz file.

you need to very you got the whole file and that it's not just a text error.

run 'file snortrules-2931.tar.gz' and see what it says.

On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>  I am still having problems extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> 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
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