[Oisf-users] Suricata 1.4 Rule set up and update

Jutaro Kajita j.kajita at espeid.jp
Thu Feb 7 05:18:55 UTC 2013


I thought this feature was valid for the 1.3 ver. because I could not find the "rule-reload"
in the suricata.yaml, but after I added this line with the value "true", my Ubuntu and CentOS
Executed the live rule swap.

thank you.
On 2013/02/06, at 16:50, Peter Manev wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Jutaro Kajita <j.kajita at espeid.jp> wrote:
> I read through the online documentation of Suricata1.4 on OISF page but I couldn't find the actual article that deals with
> live rule hot swap previously dealt with in 1.3 version.\
> https://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/projects/suricata/wiki/Live_Rule_Swap
> you mean you couldn't find that article ? or is it something else you were referring to?
> Is there any configuration in suricata.yaml file or in oinkmaster.conf while I am using Oinkmater as the rule manager?
> I couldn't renew the rule set after I started Suricata engine as
> $suricata -c /etc/suricata/suricata.yaml -i <eth0> -D
> though I created example ".rule" file in the rule directory and made small change in the rule file.
> I think this means if I use Suricata as IPS on a remote server, I won't get new rules to work because stopping Suricata means  stopping queueing.
> Thanks in Advance.
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> Peter Manev

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