Getting Data In

CRCSALT = SOURCE but still getting error "File will not be read".

Communicator

I have my inputs.conf setup like so:

[monitor:///var/log/java]
disabled = 0
index = myindex
sourcetype = metrics_csv
whitelist = metrics.*.csv
CRCSALT = <SOURCE>

But even though each filename is UNIQUE with a timestamp, etc, I still get the error that the "File will not be read"! Thoughts?

ERROR TailReader - File will not be read, is too small to match seekptr checksum ().  Last time we saw this initcrc, filename was different.  You may wish to use larger initCrcLen for this sourcetype, or a CRC salt on this source.
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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

CRCSALT should be crcSalt.

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

CRCSALT should be crcSalt.

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Communicator

thanks - how do I confirm this is actually working though? I still see the same message in the logs

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Motivator

You'll have to cycle the forwarder after correcting the typo.
Afterwards you can verify with tstats.
e.g.

|tstats count where index=myindex by source
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Did this resolve your issue? If so, please accept @richgalloway 's answer so that it can benefit others in the future.

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