I'm about to set up an universal forwarder monitoring a specific path on a server.
On this server I have some files in the following directory /this/is/an/example/.
The actual files are named like in this example:
"AB01" is the name of the instance and will be constant everyday and the rest "01262016" is the date which will of course change everyday.
I thought of an inputs.conf stanza that looks like the following: