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SplunkUF monitoring symlinks?


Last night I installed the UF onto a system hosting some docker containers. I wanted to grab the log files without modifying the existing containers config so I created symlinks to the container logs (/var/lib/docker/containers/<name>) in /var/log.  Then set the stanzas in inputs.conf to look at those symlinks. Bounced the app and waited about half an hour, nothing. 

I was searching and found references to followSymlinks, so I added that to each stanza as 'true'. It's been ~7 hours and nothing yet.

What did I do wrong here?

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