[Bro] [bro] configure from email address

Slagell, Adam J slagell at illinois.edu
Thu May 26 07:59:15 PDT 2016

> On May 26, 2016, at 9:39 AM, James Lay <jlay at slave-tothe-box.net> wrote:
> On 2016-05-26 08:28, Tim Desrochers wrote:
>> When I receive emails from my bro sensors the email address is:
>> bro at hostname
>> is there a way to configure the first part of the email address to be
>> a specific name instead of bro
>> Thanks
>> Tim
>> _______________________________________________
>> Bro mailing list
>> bro at bro-ids.org
>> http://mailman.ICSI.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/bro
> Take a peek at:
> /usr/local/bro/spool/broctl-config.sh
> James

James is right. The from name “Big Brother” and the local address comes from that file, but the local name can be over-ridden by your system configuration. So in my case, postfix is configured to connect to a gmail account, which then appears to be the from address. 

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