[Snort-users] Why so many default disabled rules?

Teo En Ming teo.en.ming at ...11827...
Thu Apr 17 11:51:01 EDT 2014


Dear Kevin,

I have raised the same question before.

Teo En Ming


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:25 PM, Kurzawa, Kevin <kkurzawa at ...16800...
> wrote:

> I am curious as to why the Snort rules ship with so many of them
> disabled/commented out by default.
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> It seems the default set is ~4,000. But if using the option to enable
> /all/ rules in Oinkmaster it comes out with ~20,000. I get Registered User
> Release rules, not the Subscriber Release rules.
>
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