[Bro] Capturing the raw trace...

Matt Cuttler mcuttler at bnl.gov
Wed Oct 10 13:07:05 PDT 2007

Randolph Reitz wrote:
> OK, so I understand that to really debug BRO one needs tcpdump stuff
> rather than BRO's connection records.
> Discussing how to get a continuous supply of tcpdump stuff, Tim Rupp
> and I have come up this this idea ...
> Before we go off and invent the above, I'm asking if this already
> exists?  Does BRO have some secret way of preserving the libpcap
> output (er, the BRO input)?
> Thanks,
> Randy
If you're looking to write pcaps out to disk, you can use something like
Time Machine (1), or Daemonlogger (2)

1: http://www.net.t-labs.tu-berlin.de/research/tm/
2: http://www.snort.org/users/roesch/Site/Daemonlogger.html

If you're interested, we can discuss off-list :)

-Matt Cuttler

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