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Will Splunk ingest a TAR file with a .diag extension?

dbcase
Motivator

Hi,

I know Splunk will injest a TAR (and other types) file, my question is what if the file extension is NOT *.tar or *.TGZ? In this case the extension is *.diag and there will be 200+ individual files per day so manually renaming them isn't a viable option.

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DarthDMader
Explorer

Hi

uncompressed tar files with suffix .diag are working
compressed tar files with suffix .diag are NOT working

following error message occurs in splunkd.log when it's gziped:
11-10-2016 09:50:12.793 +0100 WARN FileClassifierManager - The file '/opt/splunk/blub.diag' is invalid. Reason: binary

Kind Regards
Darth

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DarthDMader
Explorer

Hi

uncompressed tar files with suffix .diag are working
compressed tar files with suffix .diag are NOT working

following error message occurs in splunkd.log when it's gziped:
11-10-2016 09:50:12.793 +0100 WARN FileClassifierManager - The file '/opt/splunk/blub.diag' is invalid. Reason: binary

Kind Regards
Darth

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dbcase
Motivator

Sorry I should have been more clear. The *.diag file is a tar file, it just doesn't have the tar extension.

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