[Snort-users] How to turn off a rule

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Thu Oct 11 15:39:36 EDT 2012

You comment our a rule that you don't want, then restart snort for
that change to take effect.

In the case of SSH protocal mismatches, it's probably not a rule, but
the preprocessor.. in which case;


There's been a lot of talk about various way to disable to alert to
match your needs.

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:31 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...11827...> wrote:
> ok, my understanding is to turn off a rule in snort.rules by simply
> putting a # or commenting it out, in front of the rule.
> my question is:
>             #22-(2-5946)
> [snort] ssh: Protocol mismatch
> turn off this rule.
> what do i look for, there are a shyt load of ssh rules.
> maybe look for leading line stating 22?
> or grep 5946, in snort.rules, right?
> thanks!
> ps this is a false positive, as i am connecting to
> its me.
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