[Bro] Install issue - Bro cluster

Dop dopheide at ncsa.illinois.edu
Thu Feb 10 08:42:50 PST 2011


Do you have an existing Bro installation at your target install location?
I think I ran into this when I had 1.5.1 installation and tried to put
1.5.2 on top of it.  If you can't remove the existing install I'd try
creating/editing your etc/node.cfg and setting the current system as the

Then next thing you'll want to do is edit
share/bro/broctl/cluster-addrs.hot.bro and comment out line 3 (the only


-----Original Message-----
From: Blake Mattern <mattern at caltech.edu>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 15:38:32 -0800
To: <Bro at bro-ids.org>
Subject: [Bro] Install issue - Bro cluster

>Greetings all,
> I'm having an issue with the install of Bro via cluster mode. I receive
>this error when I run make install-broctl:
>( cd aux/broctl && make install-broctl )
>make[1]: Entering directory `/home/bro1/bro/bro-1.5.2/aux/broctl'
>MAKE_DESTDIR= ./bin/make-wrapper install --make
>error: script must be run on manager node
>make[1]: *** [install-broctl] Error 1
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/bro1/bro/bro-1.5.2/aux/broctl'
>make: *** [install-broctl] Error 2
>This is on the machine I will use as the Managing / Proxy. I also have 2
>other machines set as workers (they installed fine - No issues)
>Any ideas?
> =-=Blake
>Blake Mattern
>Information Security
>California Institute of Technology
>mattern at caltech.edu
>Bro mailing list
>bro at bro-ids.org

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