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

Gregory W. MacPherson greg at ...15873...
Tue Oct 9 12:50:32 EDT 2012

This suggests that your compressed rules file is corrupt. I recommend
you verify the md5 checksum. You probably need to repeat the file
transfer to get the intact rules file.

-- Greg

On or about 2012.10.09 09:29:52 +0000, Akinwale Fasuru (fashman2k1 at ...131...) said:

> 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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