[Snort-users] Manually updating Snort "rules"
leroy at datavoiceint.com
Fri Sep 28 17:46:22 EDT 2018
I started out using the community version then became a registered (not subscription) user. Downloaded snortrules-snapshot-29111.tar.gz and noticed that the structure was different. I'm assuming that the files under the archive's etc directory go in /etc/snort (Ubuntu 16) and the files under the archive's rules directory go under /etc/snort/rules. Beyond that I'm uncertain where the archive's preproc_rules and files under the so_rules tree go (I suspect so_rules/src isn't needed but I am curious about where so_rules/precompiled/Ubuntu-16-4/x86-64/18.104.22.168/*.so goes). If there's something (a document/web page/etc) explaining this please point me to it. Otherwise if you have an answer please reply.
I'm in a situation where using an automated tool isn't desirable. Thanks for any and all help.
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