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Re: [Snort-users] Recent errors on and how you can help

From: Nigel Houghton <nhoughton_at_nospam>
Date: Wed May 20 2009 - 00:27:05 GMT
To: Snort Users List <>

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Jason Haar <> wrote:
> I think you guys should take a leaf out of the clamAV product (which you
> own!) and invent an official update daemon (like freshclam). As with
> clamAV, use DNS (with short-but-non-zero TTLs) to notify the daemon of
> version numbers, and the damn daemons can happily check every minute if
> they wish - it won't trigger downloads until there is something new to
> download.

It's an option under consideration.

> No point in reinventing the wheel here...

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