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Error with blacklisting 4662 events in inputs.conf


When attempting to use the following suggestion on blacklisting 4662 events, I run into an error in splunkd.log

I have the UF 6.1.1 installed on my dc's.


07-15-2014 10:37:30.358 -0500 ERROR ExecProcessor - message from ""C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder\bin\splunk-winevtlog.exe"" splunk-winevtlog - Processing: 'blacklist1', failed to find delimeter '4' in regex '4662 Message="Object Type:\s+(?!groupPolicyContainer)"' for key 'EventCode '. Discarding.


checkpointInterval = 5
disabled = 0 
start_from = oldest
current_only = 1
index = dclogs
evt_resolve_ad_obj = 0
evt_dc_name = localhost
blacklist1 = EventCode=4662 Message="Object Type:\s+(?!groupPolicyContainer)"
blacklist2 = EventCode=566 Message="Object Type:\s+(?!groupPolicyContainer)"
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I think that the regex is missing a pair of quotations. I think that the blacklist lines should look like:

blacklist1 = EventCode="4662" Message="Object Type:\s+(?!groupPolicyContainer)"
blacklist2 = EventCode="566" Message="Object Type:\s+(?!groupPolicyContainer)"

That would explain the error message with the 4 being picked up as a delimeter instead.


Could you post relevant configs?

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