Vern Paxson vern at
Mon Oct 25 22:42:06 PDT 1999

> I think that ther should be some way to localize information about
> hostnames of machines involved into the policies. It is rather difficult
> to navigate through lots of policies-files.

Yes, I strongly agree.  There will be features in the 0.7 release for doing
just this.

> Qest: How can I know that bro works properly? As far as I remember, I
> didn't install additional required libs, but it works.

Many systems come with the required library (libpcap) already installed.

> After checking
> policy-files, it told that it's lissening on interface ed0.Can I be sure
> that it is true.

You can believe the interface it claims to be listening on, that code
is copied straight from tcpdump. 

To test it, create a connection that should be observed from the interface,
terminate it, and see if Bro records it in the red.* output file.


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