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I too use oinkmaster on a weekly basis to download the current ruleset and
roll in the changes.
As long as you sort out your perms on the /etc/snort directory it's fine.
I just run it from the snort users crontab.
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> I just recently installed snort on a machine to watch my network. I see
> that there are several scripts out there that support automatic updating
> of the snort ruleset to keep it current. Could anyone recommend a program
> for doing that or comment on their experience with them? I'd just like to
> have some means of automatically downloading new rules and installing
> them. Also, is there an "emerge snortrules" or some similar ebuild that
> I've missed?
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