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[Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.1 Release Candidate Now Available

From: Snort Releases <snortreleases_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Mar 12 2008 - 15:16:54 GMT

Hi everybody,

A release candidate version of Snort 2.8.1 is now available on, at

Feature highlights:

  • Support for target-based attribute tables
  • Ability to read multiple PCAPs from the command line
  • Support for GRE encapsulation for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Support for IP over IP tunneling for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • An SSL preprocessor to allow the ability to ignore encrypted traffic
  • Update to HTTP Inspect to identify overly long HTTP header fields
  • Updates to IPv6 support

See the release notes and changelog for more details.

Please continue to submit bugs, questions, and feedback to

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team

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