[Bro] CIF and Bro Integration

Justin Azoff JAzoff at albany.edu
Wed Mar 26 17:20:41 PDT 2014

On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 07:11:16PM -0500, Jon Schipp wrote:
> That is correct. Explained here and elsewhere in the Bro documentation:
> http://blog.bro.org/2014/01/intelligence-data-and-bro_4980.html
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 4:27 PM, Derek Banks <itsecderek at gmail.com> wrote:
>     The way I understand it, when new items are added to the files you include
>     in the Intel Framework, they are picked up and then in use.  However, to
>     remove items requires a Bro restart.  Someone please correct me if that is
>     not accurate.
>     FWIW, I have the CIF client on my Bro boxes pulling daily and I am
>     contemplating a weekly restart to dump anything no longer included in the
>     confidence level of the feed.
>     Regards,
>     Derek

You sure about that?

Input::REREAD will add/remove items as needed, but the Input::STREAM
mode is append only.


-- Justin Azoff

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