has to thank a lot of people. They are listed here in no particular
order (except maybe alphabetical):
For making a development machine and PIX available for development of the
For writing the Cisco ACL plugin, the documenation for it and the SNMP-
interface-down plugin with documentation.
For his great assistance in hunting down cross-endian related bug.
For providing a lot of info on the Netscreen commands and ideas on how to
block on Netscreen. He also made a machine available to test and debug the
For hunting down several bugs, and great suggestions or 'feature requests'.
For his patience during trouble shooting.
For writing the IPFilter (ipf) plugin.
For writing the IPtables (iptables) plugin.
For writing the PacketFilter (pf) and IPchains plugins.
For helping cleaning the code so that it compiles smooth under various
For trouble shooting assistance and bug reports.
For providing suggestions and info on how to block on Cisco routers.
(This was before Ali developed the plugin independently).
For lots of support and trouble shooting assistance with various Firewall-1
For additional information for the Cisco PIX plugin.
For trouble shooting assistance with endian problems, and compilation
of the first Solaris versions.
For feature requests, but mainly for being a great sport :)
For bugging me to change the PIX plugin so that it can log into RADIUS
configured PIXes, and for testing the code.
For great assistance in debugging OPSEC related code. Thanks mate!
For trouble shooting SAM related problems.
For debugging assistance, feature requests, and code clean-ups.
For the daemon mode and fix for socket-reuse setting and for patch adding
the Sig_ID. Also, for the idea of the USR2 signal handling, which reloads
the state file (in case external programs modified it).
For trouble shooting and testing under Solaris. He also made a machine
available for compilation of Solaris versions. Vielen Dank!
Furthermore, he is the author of the Watchguard plugin.
For trouble shooting and getting code to compile under various platforms.
For trouble shooting and feature requests.
For the EBtables plugin.
For the idea and documentation of the 8signs plugin.
Nima Sharifi Mehr:
For the idea and writing the ISA Server plugin. Also for the Windows
Service handling code.
For the idea of the CHX-I plugin.
For picking up where Hector left off, providing a patch to support newer
versions of OpenBSD, and the Makefile.
Brent Erickson and Sergio Salazar:
For the idea, sample commands and testing of the Cisco null-route method.
For the renewed idea of the ipfw2 plugin based on tables, development of
plugin sources and testing.
For the idea of the USR1 signal handling which reinstates previous blocks.
Mark P Clift:
For the ISA 2004 Server plugin.
and others for providing feedback.
And finally, Marty Roesch and everyone else on the Snort Team for making such
a great Intrusion Detection System!
- 09 Mar 2007