[Bro] Reading pcap files from Python wrapper?

Mike Dopheide dopheide at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 08:37:05 PST 2018

I'm not a core developer, but I can pretty much guarantee the API doesn't
support that.  Reading pcaps is generally regarded as a testing mechanism,
not part of a production architecture.  For those folks where reading pcaps
is a hard requirement, they usually end up building something around


On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 7:58 AM, Rares Aioanei <schaiba at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I know that I can easily run bro from the CLI with a .pcap file and
> then analyze the logs it generates. However, what I need is to use the
> Bro API (preferrably Python) to _open_ the pcap file and generate the
> logs. Is this possible?
> Thanks a lot in advance.
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> Rares Aioanei
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