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Monitor Whitelist File extensions

SplunkUser5888
Path Finder

Hey guys, I guess this is a simple question but all the answers I look at seem very complicated for what I want.
I want splunk to do a monitor on C:\Program Files on extensions *.exe, *.com, *.scr and *.dll

But when I try

[monitor://C:\Program Files]
sourcetype = fileExtensions
whitelist = *.exe, *.dll, *.scr, *.com

I get ALL the files in Program Files appearing in the Splunk search.

I guess I am doing whitelisting wrong, any help?

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Mathieu_Dessus
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi M-A 🙂

whitelist and blacklist are not a list of values, but a regular expression.
Have a look at the bottom of this page: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0/data/Specifyinputpathswithwildcards

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Mathieu_Dessus
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi M-A 🙂

whitelist and blacklist are not a list of values, but a regular expression.
Have a look at the bottom of this page: http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/5.0/data/Specifyinputpathswithwildcards

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SplunkUser5888
Path Finder

Salut, thanks, I couldn't find that document

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