[Bro] Multiple interfaces on 2.2-beta-4

James Lay jlay at slave-tothe-box.net
Thu Sep 26 17:06:03 PDT 2013

On Sep 26, 2013, at 16:13, Thomas, Eric D <edthoma at sandia.gov> wrote:

> I'm not sure this is a bug, which is why I didn't post it on the tracker. In 2.1 one could do this in node.cfg:
> interface=eth2 -i eth3
> And bro would open both interfaces. In 2.2-beta-4 specifying two -i's while manually running bro works, but trying to do the above with the "interface" specification doesn't, giving this error:
> fatal error: /usr/local/bro/bin/bro: problem with interface eth2  -i eth3 - pcap_open_live: eth2  -i eth3: No such device exists (SIOCGIFHWADDR: No such device)
> Looks like it's not parsing things the same way. In 2.2 will there be a new way to specify multiple interfaces?
> -- 
> Eric Thomas
> edthoma at sandia.gov
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If you’re using broctl add:

broargs = -i eth3

to your broctl.cfg

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