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Help with regular expression


I wish to extract any number between "cmdbRequest" & "- Transaction" . For Example from below string

ERROR 21 CMDB cmdbRequest 1089798797 - Transaction Null: 10/21/2015 07:25:34 - Exception: ORA-12578: TNS:wallet open failed

i wish to extract 1089798797

i have wrtten below regular expression to get the number, but its giving me a null value.

| rex "CMDBRequest(?P<Request_ID>.*?)Transaction" |

Can anyone please help ?

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won't you need to cater for the stuff either side (spaces/dashes?

rex "cmdbRequest\s(?<Request_ID>\d+)\s\-\sTransaction"

...or something like that, depending on how consistent you expect it to all be. I've not tested it, but it might put you on the correct path

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Please try the following :

| rex "cmdbRequest(?P<Request_ID>\d+)Transaction" |
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