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monitor .bash_history and list monitor

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we have got a inputs.conf with :

disabled = 0
crcSalt = <SOURCE>
whitelist = \.bash_history$

Just to monitor the .bash_history file.  But when i look at "./splunk list monitor"  it list every file in the /home/... folders.  Besides that.. the splunkd process just uses much cpu. (no wonder with so many files in the "list monitor" i think).

Why is the splunkd on the universal forwarder monitoring every file in the /home/... folders while all he has to do is check .bash_history? What am i doing wrong with this input?


thanks in advance


p.s. Splunk version 8.1.3

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