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

Justin Azoff JAzoff at uamail.albany.edu
Wed Feb 17 05:44:00 PST 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 08:25:05PM -0800, Robin Sommer wrote:
> 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
> addresses.

I fixed the same problem a while back.. The issue is that local-interfaces
tries to run ifconfig which is not in the current PATH.

-- Justin Azoff
-- Network Security & Performance Analyst

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