[Bro] error: script must be run on manager node

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Tue Feb 16 20:25:05 PST 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 14:41 -0700, you wrote:

> I just installed Bro on Linux, CentOS 5.3 x86_64, and am getting this
> error message when Bro tries to restart from cron.  I can start Bro fine
> from the command line.  Any ideas?

Hmmm ... Don't know. If you want to dig through the code, the logic
for that is in the function isLocal() in BroControl/execute.py. It
runs the script bin/local-interfaces to find the local IPs

> On a sidenote, I switched from using the BPF filer within Bro to using
> Click! to distribute the traffic, and the eight workers are now showing
> a 6-12% drop rate down from 40-50% drop rate.



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