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Wildcards not working in tags.conf

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I have the below config in tags.conf:

[source=/some/directory/logs/foo-bar/error.log]
sometag = enabled

And this works to tag the event with the source.

However, when I try and use wildcards as per below:

[source=/some/directory/logs/foo*/*.log]
sometag = enabled

The tag is not applied to event with the source. I've tried encoding and escaping the characters but neither are working.

Any ideas?

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According to the tags.conf.spec, "Each stanza can refer to only one field=value", which I interpret to mean wildcards aren't allowed. If you need to specify the same tags for multiple sources, try another field name, like sourcetype=foo.

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