bro as a daemon.
vern at icir.org
Sun Jul 14 05:19:28 PDT 2002
> When i run bro in the background, it seems to die off
> without any notice.(There is no log why, in bro.log or /var/log/messages)
> i ran as ./bro -i eth1 mt.bro &
> Do you know of any reason why ?
This is strange, as we run Bro in the background all the time.
> Maybe it would be better to run as a daemon if possible
> rather that using the &
No, this is something worth debugging, there's nothing magic about running
as a daemon. The way to go about it is run it in the background, then
attach to it with the debugger, set a breakpoint in "exit", and then see
what's causing it to call exit().
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