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

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Tue Feb 18 13:10:42 EST 2014


On 2/18/2014 11:30 AM, Doug Olitsky wrote:
> 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.

1. simply disable the specific rule(s) that are causing snort to alert on that 
traffic.

*OR*

set those hosts as allowed for those sigs by using the threshold.conf file.

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