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

Kurzawa, Kevin kkurzawa at ...16800...
Thu Apr 17 11:59:49 EDT 2014


I couldn’t find any answers in the archives. What is the reasoning?


From: Teo En Ming [mailto:teo.en.ming at ...11827...]
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:51 AM
To: Kurzawa, Kevin
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Why so many default disabled rules?

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...<mailto:kkurzawa at ...16800...>> wrote:
I am curious as to why the Snort rules ship with so many of them disabled/commented out by default.

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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