[Bro] broctl startup error
brianallen at wustl.edu
Thu Aug 31 05:58:55 PDT 2017
That helped! In broctl.cfg I had to fix this line. The single quotes were missing.
BroArgs = -f '(net 126.96.36.199/16 or net 188.8.131.52/19)’
But now when I start up the cluster (and it does start up which is good) the workers are all running at 100% which is not normal on these boxes. Should be around 50% That seems like pf_ring is not running, but I keep checking and pf_ring is installed and loaded.
Hyperthreading is still disabled. That didn’t change after the upgrade.
What could have changed after the upgrade to cause the cpus to run at 100%? I still think there is something wrong with pf_ring, but I’m not seeing it. I just built another BRO cluster for our research network on ubuntu 14.04 servers and got pf_ring and bro running there no problem.
Thanks for your help,
From: "Azoff, Justin S" <jazoff at illinois.edu<mailto:jazoff at illinois.edu>>
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7:46 PM
To: Brian Allen <brianallen at wustl.edu<mailto:brianallen at wustl.edu>>
Cc: Bro-Mailinglist <bro at bro.org<mailto:bro at bro.org>>
Subject: Re: [Bro] broctl startup error
On Aug 30, 2017, at 6:38 PM, Allen, Brian <BrianAllen at wustl.edu<mailto:BrianAllen at wustl.edu>> wrote:
I just upgraded my BRO cluster machines from ubuntu 14.02 to 16.04. I just installed the latest version of BRO on the manager. All the machines in the cluster return this:
$ bro --version
bro version 2.5-294
But when I try to run broctl on the manager to start it up again, I get this error:
$ sudo broctl
Warning: the SitePolicyStandalone option is deprecated (use SitePolicyScripts instead).
Welcome to BroControl 1.7-7
Type "help" for help.
[BroControl] > check
manager scripts failed.
/bin/sh: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
Well, that's a new one.. I wonder if you have a '(' in one of your settings..
broctl config | grep '('
grep '^[^#].*(' -r /usr/local/bro/etc/
I was able to reproduce a similar error by adding
to the config.
- Justin Azoff
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