[Bro] starting Bro as different user

Seth Hall hall.692 at osu.edu
Sun Nov 23 10:02:56 PST 2008

On Nov 23, 2008, at 12:57 AM, Sirisha Akkala wrote:

> [BroCluster] > start
> error: cannot aquire lock: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/opt/bro/ 
> work//spool/lock.9215'

It looks like you ran the cluster shell as root.  Just delete the  
'lock.9215' file as root and make sure the /opt/bro tree is owned by  
the user that you'd like to run bro as.


Seth Hall
Network Security - Office of the CIO
The Ohio State University
Phone: 614-292-9721

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