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authentication.conf userbaseDN attribute being read as multiple stanzas

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I am working on a UNIX platform where in creating the authentication.conf file using vi or vim, I have multiple LDAP entries that is being wrapped to the next line. Splunk is interpreting this as incomplete stanzas. I am unsure of how to fix this issue. I cannot edit Unix config files to fix the text editor. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I'm pretty sure you can use a trailing \ as a line break character. For example:

[stanza]
key = value line 1 \
          value line 2

That said, it seems unusual that vi would enforce line wrapping as line BREAKING. Can you post your actual config stanza?

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would anybody bother to answer this?

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