I need to change the TRUNCATE= value to a higher one as I'm getting truncate warnings in my events. However, we have numerous props.conf files - several for the different apps, the default, and the one that is pushed to all of our forwarders and indexers from our deployment server. I could manually go in and change them all, but I want to figure out which one takes precedence. The log entry, as far as I can tell, doesn't tell me which app (if it is, in fact, an app) that is causing the truncation issue.
08-14-2012 08:22:51.849 -0700 WARN LineBreakingProcessor - Truncating line because limit of 10000 has been exceeded: 10975
Is it the event that occurred directly before this error?
We were told that the props.conf files are cumulative, but if you've got four different TRUNCATE= values across 10 props.conf files, how do you know which is being used?
Also, you need to know that truncation of events take place in the parsing phase, which can happen on either a heavy forwarder or an indexer, so there is no need to push such configs to a Universal forwarder. For more information on that subject, see;