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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Commented out the so.rules and it worked for that. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:25:44 (none) snort[28150]:
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:25:44 (none) snort[28150]: Initializing rule chains...<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 5660 Snort rules read<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:    
5418 detection rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:     65
decoder rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:     177
preprocessor rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 5660 Option Chains linked
into 595 Chain Headers<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 0 Dynamic rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: +++++++++++++++++++<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Commented back in:<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:25:44 (none) snort[28150]:
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:25:44 (none) snort[28150]: Initializing rule chains...<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 5660 Snort rules read<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:    
5418 detection rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:     65
decoder rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]:     177
preprocessor rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 5660 Option Chains linked
into 595 Chain Headers<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: 0 Dynamic rules<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Feb 10 21:26:00 (none) snort[28150]: +++++++++++++++++++<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>So, what you're getting at is the Dynamic rules will always show
zero. Is there a real way to tell if they were loaded? Or is that what
commenting out the stub rules(so_rules) does?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Andy <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> Joel Esler
[mailto:jesler@...1935...] <br>
<b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, February 10, 2010 3:19 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> Andy Berryman<br>
<b>Cc:</b> snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net List<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: [Snort-users] Snort not loading dynamic rules?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal>Andy,<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal>Just talked to someone in dev.  The "Dynamic
Rules" are the 'activate/dynamic' kind.  Which are not the Shared
Object kind.  <o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal>But to your below point, comment out the stub rules in your
snort.conf.  The lines you have that use "SORULE_PATH"<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal>J<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p>

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