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is CHECK_FOR_HEADER setting is deprecated ?

chvenu17
Explorer

getting below errors for continuously in splunkd.log. Is CHECK_FOR_HEADER setting is deprecated in splunk forwarder version 6.5.0?

The CHECK_FOR_HEADER setting is deprecated - INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS should be used instead for file
Detected INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS setting - disabling deprecated CHECK_FOR_HEADER setting for file

My props.conf contains both CHECK_FOR_HEADER and INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS
INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS=CSV
CHECK_FOR_HEADER = true

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scelikok
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

This setting is deprecated. You can see documentation at https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/8.2.1/Admin/Configurationparametersandthedatapipeline 

You can test by removing to see if INDEXED_EXTRACTIONS is enough. 

If this reply helps you an upvote is appreciated.
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chvenu17
Explorer

i did not find any solution, No one replied from splunk support either 

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sanjum
Loves-to-Learn Everything

any resolution for that? I am seeing same errors.

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