[Bro] SSH brute-force email notice

Azoff, Justin S jazoff at illinois.edu
Tue Feb 28 07:01:11 PST 2017

> On Feb 28, 2017, at 9:48 AM, Loris Leiva <loris.leiva at gmail.com> wrote:

> What is going wrong:
> Even though the notice is raised, I do not receive any emails.
> Hypothesis to eliminate:
> - First of all, my broctl.cfg file is configured correctly and, if I raise a random notice in the `bro_init()` event, I successfully receive the email.
> - I am also sure that the notice is being raise properly as a `notice.log` file gets generated with the relevant notice containing the `Notice::ACTION_EMAIL` action. I even hard-coded a print inside the module that raise the notice to make sure that this part of the code was run.

If your notice.log mentioned ACTION_EMAIL but you did not get an email then you need to look at the bro stderr log and the mail log(/var/log/mail or such) for your machine.

- Justin Azoff

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