Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro

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The Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro replaces the Splunk Add-on for Bro IDS.

Previous versions of the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro wrote data to the bro index. Version 4.0.0 writes to a default index. Follow the upgrade instructions to avoid data loss.

Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro

Version 4.0.0
Vendor products Zeek aka Bro versions 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5
Add-on has a web UI No. This add-on does not contain any views.

The Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro allows a Splunk software administrator to analyze packet capture data directly or use it as a contextual data feed to correlate with other vulnerability related data in the Splunk plaftorm.

This add-on provides the inputs and CIM-compatible knowledge to use with other Splunk apps, such as Splunk Enterprise Security and the Splunk App for PCI Compliance.

Download the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro from Splunkbase.

For a summary of new features, fixed issues, and known issues, see Release Notes for the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro.

For information about installing and configuring the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro, see Installation and configuration overview for the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro.

See Questions related to Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro on Splunk Answers.

Source types for the Splunk Add-on for Zeek aka Bro

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released


Hi Lukedunzweiler
Thanks for your feedback, I have passed the requirement to the PM. I will let you know when we have a solid plan to support the latest Bro version.

Rwang splunk, Splunker
April 24, 2017

Bro is at version 2.5 now. Is this add-oin compatible with the latest version of Bro? Can we expect the add-on to get updated?

March 20, 2017

Hi Brglaze
Thanks for your feedback. I've passed your feedback for BroIDS 2.4 support to the PM. I'll let you know when it's released.

Rwang splunk, Splunker
October 31, 2016

Any updates on add-on support for Bro IDS 2.4? Should I submit a separate request to my Splunk support team?

October 31, 2016

Thanks Dforgett.
I appreciate your concern about this add-on. I have passed your request to the PMs. I'll email to you when I have more specific plan about supporting Bro IDS 2.4

Rwang splunk, Splunker
August 3, 2016

Any updates on support for Bro 2.4.1?

July 27, 2016

Thank you, Swarburton. There is an enhancement request in place to support Bro IDS 2.4. When I learn something more specific, I will post it here and email those that have made requests.

Hjauch splunk, Splunker
April 26, 2016

Any more news on an update for Bro 2.4? Thanks.

April 25, 2016

Thank you JSkier. I will compile the requests that are received for Bro IDS 2.4 support.

Hjauch splunk, Splunker
March 30, 2016

I would also like to see 2.4 support, it is the latest stable release. Help a bro out ;-)

March 28, 2016

Ecaepp: Thank you for your comment. There are no plans currently in the works to support Bro IDS 2.4, but your request for this support has been noted. I have passed your feedback on to product management.

Hjauch splunk, Splunker
October 25, 2015

Is there plans to update add-on to support Bro IDS 2.4?

October 22, 2015

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