[Bro] cannot create working directory

Warren Raquel wraquel at illinois.edu
Fri May 24 12:48:43 PDT 2013

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You're not out of inodes are you?

df -i

- -Warren

On 5/24/13 2:46 PM, Richards, James L - DOA wrote:
> Well...
> It doesn't look like a permissions issue, all files are bro:bro,
> and the broctl.sh script looks to be running as bro.
> Plenty of space on the drives.
> It has been suggested that I take this as an opportunity to install
> the latest version of bro on the nodes.  I have a couple of
> questions:
> On Ubuntu, can I run the command to install the binaries, is this
> recommended, or should I compile, any advantage/risk to either
> method?
> Do I need to update the brocntl machine as well,  that one is
> running more than just Bro so I cannot take it down at will.
> Thanks much,
> Jim
> -----Original Message----- From: bro-bounces at bro.org
> [mailto:bro-bounces at bro.org] On Behalf Of James Lay Sent: Thursday,
> May 23, 2013 4:24 PM To: bro at bro.org Subject: Re: [Bro] cannot
> create working directory
> On 2013-05-23 15:16, Richards, James L - DOA wrote:
>> Good afternoon,
>> I am new to Bro, and have been trying to google around for some 
>> information, I am hoping one of you may have run into this
>> before.
>> Our bro system stopped updating a bit ago, and when I go into the
>>  manager console and attempt to start things up, I get a cannot
>> create working directory error messages for the nodes.
>> Have any of you run into this? It looks like it should be fairly
>>  straight forward, but I am very new to the system, and the
>> specific installation of it.
>> Jim
> First guess, full file system.  Linux?
> df -h
> should get you space available numbers.
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