[Snort-users] Preprocessor disabling question

SnortFan SnortFan at ...131...
Tue Feb 18 16:37:33 EST 2014

Aren't they now rolled into the snort.rules file in the VRT-preprocessor Rules Category? I no longer push a preprocessor.rules file to my sensors. I'm using pulledpork v7. 


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> On Feb 18, 2014, at 3:11 PM, "Joel Esler (jesler)" <jesler at ...589...> wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2014, at 12:47 PM, SnortFan <SnortFan at ...131...> wrote:
>>     Other than suppressing in the threshold.conf file on each sensor, what is the best way to disable a few of the preprocessors by Sid #? I've searched and nothing I'm reading is very clear. 
> You could comment them out in preprocessor.rules.
>> I'm using pulledpork, but would placing a disable in the disablesid.conf work for a preprocessor?
> I think so, but I’m not 100% on that, I’d defer that questions to JJ.
>> I've read mention of modifying the snort.conf but I don't see how you would block an individual Sid. 
>> If the only option is the threshold.conf, is it possible to do an include statement in the file, so I would then push out a universal set of suppressions to all my sensors and beable to update them all at once. 
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