[Snort-users] ipvar EXTERNAL_NET

Edwin Smulders edwin.smulders at ...16852...
Tue Nov 18 14:50:12 EST 2014

I don't believe it is. The way I understand it, HOME_NET is the space you
are protecting. EXTERNAL_NET is the world wide web. Many rules depend on
this direction being right. If you write your own rules, it matters less,

On 18 November 2014 20:45, Peggs Randahl <Randahl.Peggs at ...17031...> wrote:

>  Most examples I see on the net define HOME_NET in various ways and then
> define the EXTERNAL_NET as being anything not HOME_NET.
> Is it ever appropriate to define both in the opposite way.  For example,
> specifically define your EXTERNAL_NET as 1 or more external interfaces or
> internet facing CIDR addresses and then define HOME_NET as being anything
> that’s not EXTERNAL
> ipvar EXTERNAL_NET 205.2xx.xx.X
> Regards,
> RJ
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