[Bro] troubleshooting bro memory usage?

Doug Burks doug.burks at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 13:42:43 PDT 2013

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 4:27 PM, David Kovar <dkovar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Are you running Bro as part of Security Onion? I saw a discussion about SO
> issues with hostnames containing hyphens.
> -David

Hi David,

I think the hyphenated hostname was circumstantial evidence as the
hostname/interface scripts were inconsistent even with non-hyphenated

Jon provided a workaround earlier in the thread that appears to be
more consistent so far.  I've packaged the updated scripts and
uploaded to our "test" repo.  Here's the email I sent to our testers
last night:


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