[Bro] postprocessing extracted files

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Wed Apr 15 05:17:24 PDT 2015

> On Apr 15, 2015, at 3:45 AM, Frank Meier <franky.meier.1 at gmx.de> wrote:
> I want to use Bro to extract files. After extraction these files will undergo some post-processing (e.g. lookup in a db of known files). Can I be sure, that a file logged in files.log with its hash has been written to disk completely? 

You can handle the file_state_remove event.  At that point, everything about the file is complete and it’s being flushed from memory.

event file_state_remove(f: fa_file)
	# Do what you need.


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

More information about the Bro mailing list