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How to remove the Windows message description


Found a great article on how to remove the Windows message description - https://www.hurricanelabs.com/splunk-tutorials/windows-event-log-filtering-design-in-splunk# - and followed the article to create the following props/transforms conf files:


TRANSFORMS-removedescription = removeEventDesc1 


LOOKAHEAD = 16128 
REGEX = (?msi)(.*)This event is generated 
DEST_KEY = _raw 
FORMAT = $1 

Waited some time for the UFs to phone home and pick up the change, but when I search the Windows events, I still see the description in the event.

Any idea or insights as to why would be greatly appreciated.


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Thx for the heads up

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