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Using detection_filter instead of threshold
From: L0rd Ch0de1m0rt <l0rdch0de1m0rt () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:13:27 -0500

Hello.  I have always enjoyed the 'threshold' ability of snort but
from what I read, it is going away and replaced by 'detection_filter'.
 My desire is to have 'threshold: type: limit' capability but the
snort manual says detection_filter, "defines a rate which must be
exceeded by a source or destination host before a rule can generate an
event."  So how can I use detection_filter to limit the number of
times a rule alerts in a given time period?

Thank you.

L0rd C.

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