[Bro] Bro's software log

Daniel Thayer dnthayer at illinois.edu
Tue Jan 12 12:03:51 PST 2016

Have you tried using bro-cut to specify the field names that you want?

zcat software.log.gz | bro-cut host name unparsed_version

On 01/12/2016 01:32 PM, James Lay wrote:
> I LOVE the software log.  Legit.  It's awesome.  I'm trying to create a
> report of sorts, with sed and awk, and for the life of me I'm having a
> tough time.  Here's what I got so far:
> zcat software.log.gz | bro-cut -d | sed -e 's/<tab character here, ie
> ctrl-v, tab>/-/g' -e 's/\-\-\-[A-Z]\{3,5\}::/ /' -e 's/^.*0000-//'
> This get me kinda close, but not close enough...here's the raw entry:
> 2016-01-01T14:57:02+0000        x.x.x.x  -       HTTP::BROWSER
> Windows-Update-Agent    7       9       9600    18145   Client
> Windows-Update-Agent/7.9.9600.18145 Client-Protocol/1.21
> What' I'm really hoping for is this:
> x.x.x.x Windows-Update-Agent/7.9.9600.18145 Client-Protocol/1.21
> Just the IP address, and the last bit...the entire unparsed_version
> field.  Anyone got a clever script to do something like this?  Thank you.
> James

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