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Snort 2.9.6 doesn't alert with VRT ruleset but with ETOpen

I have subscribed to Snort VRT and received the latest rule set (snortrules-snapshot-2956.tar.gz), I installed snort from source using (http://www.snort.org/assets/158/snortinstallguide293.pdf) guide ...
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Snort email rule to alert about any email from a specific user

I am new to snort rules and need a rule that will alert any email from a specific user.. For example: alert tcp any any -> any 25 (msg:"Target Email Detected"; content:"email@thatemail.com"; ...
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Barnyard2 error on start

Been setting up a snort box with barnyard2, run into the error below. Can someone please help? $Starting Snort Output Processor (barnyard2): ./barnyard2: 35: ./barnyard2: barnyard2: not found ...
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How to start the Snort service with logging enabled?

I setup snort on Centos server and add as a service. When I use service snortd start command, the log file is created but it is empty. If I use snort -q -l /var/log/snort command, the log file created ...
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Error configuring Snort

I am setting up snort on Windows 8 machine and having trouble with it. I am following the instructions mentioned here: http://www.snort.org/assets/151/Installing_Snort_2.8.6.1_on_Windows_7.pdf On ...
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Snort error on FreeBSD-9: Unknown preprocessor “ftp_telnet”

I've installed "Snort" on FreeBSD-9.1 (32-bit) from the standard ports using: pkg_add -r snort After configuring and running with: snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -A full -u snort -g snort -i em1 ...
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Snort install issue on debian 6 with libpcre - libpcre library not found

I've read the manual on snort.org for installing snort on Debian but am still having an issue. Does anyone know how to resolve this? I've tried installing the libpcre3 amd libpcre3-dev packages by ...
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Setup Snort on mac with Postgresql 9.4.1: createuser: could not connect to database postgres: FATAL: role “_postgres” does not exist

Trying to setup snort on mac os x Yosemite(10.10.2) with Postgres 9.4.1(installed with Homebrew) I have no experience working with Postgres But trying to learn a little... So I've done this before: ...
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Snort IDS Network Toplogy

I have a network at work, running a domain controller for several workstations and a NAS. All this is behind a Fortigate 100D which has some IPS functionality and is a solid firewall. But I want to ...
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ERROR: Unknown command line checksum option: ascii

I have run this command in snort on windows 7 : snort -c c:\snort\etc\snort.conf -l c:\snort\log -k ascii but after this it displays the error like this - ERROR: Unknown command line checksum ...
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Barnyard - Database Warning

I installed snort and barnyard. When I start snort and barnyard services, barnyard could read snort.log file but it doesn't write to mysql database. So I run tail -100 /var/log/messages and I ...
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Snort unified log - empty file

I installed snort and configured snort.conf file. Snort is catching packets but not logging. =============================================================================== Memory usage summary: ...
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Barnyard Service - MySQL Error

I installed barnyard2 and saved as a service. When I run service barnyard2 start, Barnyard2 is failed. After I run tail -100 /var/log/messages and I encounter a fault like this. ERROR database: ...
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Snort error on CentOS : Unknown preprocessor “ftp_telnet”

I installed snort on CentOS server. If I use snort -v command, snort is working. If I use snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf command, snort throw an error. Error message: [root@www snort]# snort -c ...
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Snort 2.9.6.0 to detect malicious nfs traffic

I have a snort inline mode IPS.I wanted this IPS to detect malicious nfs traffic.Can anyone please help me out to describe rules that catches the suspicious "nfs" traffic,not allowing it and allow the ...