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Dan O'Brien pdobrien3 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 20:41:21 EST 2018

And I have multiple snort.u2.xxxxxxxx files in /var/log/snort.  My computer slowed to a crawl from processing the any-to-any rules.  Once I commented it out it is back to running normally.  Base just must not be making the connection?

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> On Feb 5, 2018, at 11:57 AM, wkitty42 at windstream.net wrote:
>> On 02/05/2018 11:38 AM, Paul O'Brien wrote:
>> I typically get 50-100 alerts a day until 2 days ago. 2 days ago I changed
>> the vlan configuration on my router. It was configured improperly. I have
>> checked to make sure everything is loaded and running. Guess I need to look
>> into how to make an any to any alert. I remotely remember testing something
>> similar during setup.
> any-to-any rules are easy... i use the following local-test.rules for initial testing to make sure snort is seeing traffic...
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
> #
> # The rules in this file are only to test a snort installation to see if it is seeing any traffic at all.
> # These rules should not be used all the time. Once tested and working, this rule file should be commented
> # out in your snort.conf so that it is not used.
> #
> #------------------
> #------------------
> alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"tcp traffic inbound"; classtype:tcp-connection; sid:1; rev:1;)
> alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"tcp traffic outbound"; classtype:tcp-connection; sid:2; rev:1;)
> alert ip $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"ip traffic inbound"; classtype:unknown; sid:3; rev:1;)
> alert ip $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"ip traffic outbound"; classtype:unknown; sid:4; rev:1;)
> alert udp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"udp traffic inbound"; classtype:misc-activity; sid:5; rev:1;)
> alert udp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"udp traffic outbound"; classtype:misc-activity; sid:6; rev:1;)
> alert icmp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"icmp traffic inbound"; classtype:icmp-event; sid:7; rev:1;)
> alert icmp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"icmp traffic outbound"; classtype:icmp-event; sid:8; rev:1;)
> ----->8 snip 8<-----
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