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ignoreOlderThan Invalid for batch input

ips_mandar
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Does ignoreOlderThanstanza in inputs.conf is Invalid for batch input?
I am getting error as-"Invalid key in stanza"

[batch:\\D:\...\*.zip]
move_policy = sinkhole
index=abc
ignoreOlderThan = 72h
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solarboyz1
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A batch input does destructive reads of the files, so its not expecting older files to be in that location.
Which is why ignoreOlderThan isn`t listed as a valid option for a batch input:

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.3.1/Admin/Inputsconf#BATCH_.28.22Upload_a_file.22_in_...

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solarboyz1
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A batch input does destructive reads of the files, so its not expecting older files to be in that location.
Which is why ignoreOlderThan isn`t listed as a valid option for a batch input:

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.3.1/Admin/Inputsconf#BATCH_.28.22Upload_a_file.22_in_...

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