Suricata 6.0.0rc1 ready for testing

We’re excited to announce the first release candidate for Suricata 6.0.

Please help us test this so we can release the final as planned at the end of the month.

Get the release here:

Major changes since beta1

– Geneve packet decoder was contributed
– DNS parsing and logging of SOA records was contributed
– HTTP parsing can now continue after data gaps
– datasets have been improved and will no longer be considered experimental
– HTTP/2 improvements

For an overview of what beta1 brought, see:

How you can help

We’re looking for feedback on how this release works in your environment. How easy the upgrade is, what performance looks like, etc. Report issues in our tickets or on the forum


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About Suricata

Suricata is a high performance Network Threat Detection, IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engine. Open source and owned by a community run non-profit foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is developed by OISF, its supporting vendors and the community.