[Bro] Newb with a couple questions

James Lay jlay at slave-tothe-box.net
Thu Mar 14 03:53:41 PDT 2013

On Mar 14, 2013, at 4:47 AM, MICHAEL WAITE <mfw113 at psu.edu> wrote:

> I would not call the conn log redundant. The http and conn log are very different and have different data in them. Rather they complement each other. 
> -Mike
> On Mar 13, 2013, at 18:31, James Lay <jlay at slave-tothe-box.net> wrote:
>> On 2013-03-13 16:14, anthony kasza wrote:
>>> Depending on what you are trying to accomplish, you can filter the
>>> data by protocol after it's been written to the conn.log file with
>>> bro-cut or awk.
>>> -Anthony
>> Hi Anthony,
>> Ideally the protocols would be dropped before logging.  I already have 
>> dns and http logging using Bro, so seeing them in the connections log 
>> seems a tad redundant.  Thanks for the quick response.
>> James
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A fair point.  And I'll give that a go Seth thank you…gonna be busy the rest of this week, so I'll report my results on Monday.  Thanks for the assistance all.


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