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Question regarding _meta on multi-tenant hosts

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Hey guys,


I had a quick question that I am unable to get an answer for by googling/doc'ing. If I am wanting to tag a server by using /etc/system/local/inputs.conf, am I able to apply this _meta field to various sources as opposed to only sourcetypes?


For example, we are needing to give specific tags to each respective log file location on a server. One location, will have _meta = altci::examplea and the other will have _meta = altci::exampleb.


It would look like this:



hostname = $decideOnStartUp



_meta = altci:examplea



_meta = altci:exampleb


Reason being is a few of our servers are legacy and host numerous sites/apps. Blah. I know it sucks, but it's a few old servers that are pretty important!



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