[Bro] "hash-all-files", er, doesn't?

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Fri Nov 21 11:08:46 PST 2014

> On Nov 21, 2014, at 11:42 AM, Glenn Forbes Fleming Larratt <gl89 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> I did - my process for rule changes goes:
>  broctl check manager proxy{rnd} bro{rnd}-{rnd}
>  broctl install
>  broctl restart

Have you looked at your loaded_scripts.log to see if the script isn't being loaded for some reason?

>> That script should already be loaded by local.bro too so I'm actually kind of surprised that it wasn't already working?  The result is that out of the box, Bro should be doing MD5 and SHA1 hashes by default when run with BroControl.
> A previous maintainer had commented out hash-all-files for performance reasons.

Ah.  For the record, turning that feature off really doesn't change performance all that much (in my informal testing).


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
(Bro) because everyone has a network

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