[Bro] Using native PF_RING plugin with broctl

Azoff, Justin S jazoff at illinois.edu
Mon Feb 27 13:03:22 PST 2017

> On Feb 27, 2017, at 2:47 PM, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:
>> On Feb 27, 2017, at 2:19 PM, Gary Faulkner <gfaulkner.nsm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When you built Bro did you also configure/make/make install the pf_ring 
>> plugin? My recollection is that the plugins are not automatically built 
>> when you build bro. They should be in the 
>> <path-to-bro-source>/aux/plugins/ in the source tree. They typically 
>> install into <path-to-bro>/lib/bro/plugins/.
> Are there people out there that are using the pf_ring plugin to successfully load balance traffic?  I just checked the source to that plugin and I don't see where it sets up a load balanced ring. (I haven't worked on this plugin at all)

I can see from this thread that a number of people think they are using the plugin, but are not actually using it.

interface = eth0          # pf_ring libpcap wrapper
interface = pf_ring::eth0 # native bro pf_ring plugin

- Justin Azoff

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