Getting Data In

Log event skipped on read

cdstealer
Contributor

Hi,
I'm generating a stats (csv) file that is updated every second. The log has no errors/skips, but I've found that if I don't specify an interval within inputs.conf it will miss randomly and/or part read the last event as it's written. If I set an interval, say 10 seconds, then I get a missed event every 10 seconds without fail. I'm using collectl to populate the file.
So I guess my question is; is it possible to skip the last event, but read it on the next run?

Here are my inputs and props for completeness.

inputs.conf

[monitor:///var/tmp]
whitelist = sysRes-log-\d{8}\.tab
disabled = false
index = os
host = logserver
sourcetype = sysStats
#multiline_event_extra_waittime = true
recursive = false

props.conf

[sysStats]
DATETIME_CONFIG =
FIELD_DELIMITER = space
INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS = csv
KV_MODE = none
LINE_BREAKER = ([\r\n]+)
NO_BINARY_CHECK = true
PREAMBLE_REGEX = (^##|^#\s)
SHOULD_LINEMERGE = false
TIMESTAMP_FIELDS = Date,Time
TIME_FORMAT = %Y%m%d %H:%M:%S
BREAK_ONLY_BEFORE_DATE = true
category = Structured
description = Space value format. Set header and other settings in "Delimited Settings"
disabled = false
pulldown_type = true
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