[Snort-users] Need an efficient way to generate rules for URL Filtering

Jack Pepper pepperjack at ...14319...
Sat Mar 21 22:24:51 EDT 2015

are these fqdns, full urls or domain names?

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:05 AM, Rishabh Shah <rishabh420 at ...11827...> wrote:

> Hi Snort Team,
> Hope you are doing well.
> I have a database of 1000 URLs that I want to block using Snort. Do I need
> to create 1000 separate rules to block each of them? Wouldn't there be a
> performance hit if I have a separate rule for each one of them(consider my
> database increases to 10K URLs)? Any alternatives that could achieve my aim?
> FYI, this is how my rule looks today:
> reject tcp any any -> any any (msg:"Blacklisted URL"; content:"youtube.com
> "; http_uri; react: msg;)
> --
> Regards,
> Rishabh Shah.
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