[Bro] problem starting bro with no dns

Daniel Thayer dnthayer at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 29 09:25:29 PDT 2016

On 9/29/16 9:16 AM, erik clark wrote:
> In my node.cfg, all of my hosts are set to localhost. I can start bro as
> root, but as a non root user with setcap privs, I get
> error: unknown host 'localhost' for given node 'manager' [Temporary...
> name resolution]
> Obviously localhost is in /etc/hosts. So why is it bro is having a
> problem with this? Not having a functional dns shouldn't prevent bro
> from spawning, especially when the host given is just localhost. How can
> I deal with this issue?

Does it work if you edit node.cfg and change localhost to ?

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