Getting Data In

how to index mutiple files

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i am importing data into splunk by using Continuously index data from a file or directory this Splunk instance can access
in splunk but after that when i am keeping new files the splunk is not taking automatically
actually i have to upload above 500 files in same index "USB".Manully uploading is very challenging. Can any one give me solution regarding this?

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check is your files are not being skipped because they have the same exact first 256 chars, and therefore are considered as rotated files by the tailing processor.

see http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/4.3.4/Data/HowLogFileRotationIsHandled

to force splunk to consider files are different :