Getting Data In

Monitoing remote file server log have \x00\

kennethyeung
New Member

Usually first few line have issue, I suspect the Application still writing the log to the log file but splunk try to read the log file

Can we setup splunk to wait ?

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ddrillic
Ultra Champion

The following worked for me a couple of times - How do I remove \x00 characters from my log message?

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dkeck
Influencer

Hi,

you can not (easily) delay ingestion of data, but see this post for help:
https://answers.splunk.com/answers/705953/can-you-delay-a-universal-forwarder-from-ingesting.html#an...

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kennethyeung
New Member

Thanks, my splunk is Windows Server, and the log file we didnt install the agent to forward the log.

we just monitor it by file share

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dkeck
Influencer

Doesn´t matter if forwarder or fileshare monitor.

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sdchakraborty
Contributor

Hi,

Can you give more details about your problem. An example probably.

Sid

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kennethyeung
New Member

example, in the index, i will see below event
1 . \x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\x00\ ................................................
2 .#Software: Microsoft Exchange Server

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ddrillic
Ultra Champion

Right. If you look at the url I posted you can see the solution -

Automatically at parsing ("indexing") time for any new data, in props.conf -

    [yoursourcetype]
    SEDCMD-remove_nulls = s/\\x00//g
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