The Bro Blog

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bro 2.1 Release

We are very excited to release Bro 2.1 today. See the download page for the source code; binary packages will come soon.

Bro 2.1 comes with extensive support for IPv6, tunnel decapsulation, a new input framework for integrating external information in real-time into the processing, support for load-balancing in BroControl, two new experimental log output formats (DataSeries, ElasticSearch), and many more improvements and fixes throughout the code base. See the NEWS for the release notes, and the CHANGES for the exhaustive commit list. BroControl has its own CHANGES.

Many thanks to everybody who helped us test the earlier beta version, much appreciated.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Bro 2.1 Public Beta

Just in time for the upcoming Bro Exchange,  we are happy to announce a public beta of Bro 2.1. Head over to the download page to get the source.

Bro 2.1 comes with extensive support for IPv6, tunnel decapsulation, a new input framework for integrating external information in real-time into the processing, support for load-balancing in BroControl, two new experimental log output formats (DataSeries, ElasticSearch), and many more improvements and fixes throughout the code base. See the NEWS for the preliminary release notes, and the CHANGES for the exhaustive commit list. 

Feedback is welcome and best send to the Bro mailing list. Please note though that we do not yet recommend using this beta for production use.