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Create perfect File Directory Matching for Input Stanze

ojay
Explorer

Hi all,

I want to create a monitoring stanza that comnines the below log paths

[monitor:///opt/tomcat/logs/localhost_access_log*.log]
[monitor:///opt/rh/jws5/root/usr/share/tomcat/logs/localhost_access_log*.log]
[monitor:///opt/prozone/tas-community-7.6-1/multiserver/logs/localhost_access_log*.log]
[monitor:///opt/apache-tomcat*/logs/localhost_access_log*.log]
[monitor:///opt/atlassian/jira/logs/localhost_access_log*.log]

Will something like this work for all?

[monitor:///opt/../.../logs/localhost_access_log*.log]

[monitor:///opt/../.../.../logs/localhost_access_log*.log]

 

What would be the best solution that you guys would propose?

 

Thank you

 

O.

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venkatasri
Influencer

Hi @ojay 

As per inputs conf, 

Use
  "..." for recursive directory matching and "*" for wildcard matching in a
  single directory segment.
* "..." recurses through directories. This means that /foo/.../bar matches
  foo/1/bar, foo/1/2/bar, etc.

For your case a single monitor stanza should work for all directory combinations, I am hoping you will be using same sourcetype as all these logs of same type.

[monitor:///opt/.../logs/localhost_access_log*.log]

You can go through inputs conf spec here https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/admin/inputsconf#MONITOR:

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An upvote would be appreciated if it helps!

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venkatasri
Influencer

Hi @ojay 

As per inputs conf, 

Use
  "..." for recursive directory matching and "*" for wildcard matching in a
  single directory segment.
* "..." recurses through directories. This means that /foo/.../bar matches
  foo/1/bar, foo/1/2/bar, etc.

For your case a single monitor stanza should work for all directory combinations, I am hoping you will be using same sourcetype as all these logs of same type.

[monitor:///opt/.../logs/localhost_access_log*.log]

You can go through inputs conf spec here https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/admin/inputsconf#MONITOR:

 -------------------------------------------------------------

An upvote would be appreciated if it helps!

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