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Re: [Snort-users] Snort 2.8.5 Beta Now Available

From: Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz <luis.daniel.lucio_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 18 2009 - 15:41:13 GMT
To: Steven Sturges <steve.sturges@sourcefire.com>


Yes I know, I was asking because as Mandriva packager, I should package it (if is enoght stable) or I should wait for final release.

TIA Le lundi 18 mai 2009 15:01:14, Steven Sturges a écrit :
> This is a beta version, so should be used for testing the
> new features, preparing your systems to upgrade, etc.
>
> We do not recommend using any of the beta's (2.8.5 or other
> versions) on production networks where protection is critical.
>
> Cheers
> -steve
>
> Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz wrote:
> > How stable is?
> >
> > Le jeudi 14 mai 2009 08:23:17, Snort Releases a écrit :
> >> A beta version of Snort 2.8.5 is now available on snort.org, at
> >> http://www.snort.org/dl/
> >>
> >> Snort 2.8.5 introduces:
> >>
> >> - Ability to specify multiple configurations (snort.conf and everything
> >> it includes), bound either by Vlan ID or IP Address. This allows you
> >> to run one instance of Snort with multiple snort.conf, rather than
> >> having separate processes.
> >>
> >> - Continued inspection of traffic while reloading a configuration.
> >> Add --enable-reload option to your configure script prior to building.
> >>
> >> - Rate Based Attack prevention for Connection Attempts, Concurrent
> >> Connections, and improved rule/event filtering. See README.filters
> >> for details.
> >>
> >> - SSH preprocessor (no longer experimental)
> >>
> >> - Performance improvements in various places
> >>
> >> Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.
> >>
> >> Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to
> >> snort-beta@sourcefire.com.
> >>
> >> Happy Snorting!
> >> The Snort Release Team
> >>
> >>
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