[Bro-Dev] [JIRA] (BIT-161) In standalone mode, broctl attempts to connect to wrong port.

Robin Sommer (JIRA) jira at bro-tracker.atlassian.net
Wed Feb 12 09:17:38 PST 2014

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Robin Sommer commented on BIT-161:

Using different ports allows to use them all in parallel. Say you're
running a cluster but also want to do some independent Broccoli
work/testing in parallel, or maybe start up a standalone Bro.


> In standalone mode, broctl attempts to connect to wrong port.
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: BIT-161
>                 URL: https://bro-tracker.atlassian.net/browse/BIT-161
>             Project: Bro Issue Tracker
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: BroControl
>    Affects Versions: 1.5.2
>            Reporter: Seth Hall
>            Assignee: Daniel Thayer
>            Priority: Low
>              Labels: warning
> I have a standalone instance setup and the bro process is holding open port 47758/tcp, but the broctl interface is attempting to connect to port 47760/tcp when it tries to do anything with broccoli.
> {noformat}
> [BroControl] > netstats
>        bro: <error: cannot connect to>
> {noformat}
> {noformat}
> seth at Blake3:~$ sudo lsof -i | grep LISTEN
> bro       74156           root    0u  IPv4 0xb3ad270      0t0    TCP *:47758 (LISTEN)
> {noformat}

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