[Bro] Weird stuff in weird.log?

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Sun Apr 21 02:05:49 PDT 2013

> I suspect that it is due to the fact that I am spanning
> multiple VLANs that Bro sees, with traffic both before and after
> loabalancers and NATs etc. so it kind-of sees the whole chain of packets
> from outside the firewall, before / after loadbalancer behind firewall
> and finally the traffic behind the loadbalancers/firewalls...would that
> in some way explain the weird.log stuff shown here?

That for sure would explain these sorts of "weird" messages, since they
all relate to Bro reporting that it's not seeing a single consistent
picture of (bidirectional) network flows.


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