[Snort-users] Allowing windows updates to pass through snort

Tony Reusser treusser at ...15879...
Tue Feb 18 12:21:24 EST 2014


For what it's worth...whatever you are using for your log analysis of the
SNORT alerts, I would think it should be relatively easy to find what rule
is being triggered by windows updates and either disable it, or add
exceptions for certain hosts.


-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Olitsky [mailto:doug_olitsky at ...131...] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 9:31 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Allowing windows updates to pass through snort

OK, I'm a beginner at this and after months of trying to read and teach
myself I cry uncle...

I have Snort running on a pfSense gateway I built a year ago. For the life
of me I cannot figure out how to prevent windows updates from being blocked.
My lame solution is to disable Snort for updates and then restart when done.

I tried setting IPS to Connectivity and even disabling it along w/ the
community rules to no avail.

Any guidance is appreciated


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