[Bro] does bro need root privilege?
kgoldman at us.ibm.com
Tue May 23 12:08:45 PDT 2017
Daniel Thayer <dnthayer at illinois.edu> wrote on 05/22/2017 04:47:08 PM:
> From: Daniel Thayer <dnthayer at illinois.edu>
> To: Kenneth Goldman <kgoldman at us.ibm.com>, <bro at bro.org>
> Date: 05/22/2017 04:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bro] does bro need root privilege?
> The BroControl documentation explains how to run as a normal user:
The spool and logs directories are in my home directory, and I edited
/etc/bro/broctl.cfg to point to them. They are rwx.
SpoolDir = /home/kgold/bro/spool
LogDir = /home/kgold/bro/logs
I'm still getting this error:
> > [BroControl] > install
> > Error: running "bro -v" failed with output:
> > can't open 'debug.log' for debugging output
Perhaps I'm editing the wrong configuration file and it's still
trying to open debug.log in a different directory?
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