[Bro] postfix instead of sendmail for bro emails

Azoff, Justin S jazoff at illinois.edu
Mon Jan 9 13:47:56 PST 2017

> On Jan 9, 2017, at 4:11 PM, Gary Faulkner <gfaulkner.nsm at gmail.com> wrote:
> I seem to recall a conversation about substituting postfix for sendmail 
> for sending email from bro/broctl, but now I can't find it. Is there 
> anything special that needed to be done to use postfix instead, or was 
> sendmail a hard requirement? I'm getting some pushback on using sendmail 
> as listed in the Bro docs as the system admins prefer to use postfix.

Bro does not require sendmail, it just requires the 'sendmail' binary.  Postfix (and every other smtp server) provides a compatible binary.

- Justin Azoff

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