When using SCSP How do I monitor the contents of a log file that has a changing name, based on date?
|Article:TECH195576|||||Created: 2012-08-24|||||Updated: 2012-09-05|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH195576|
How do I monitor the contents of a log file that has a changing name, based on date?
To monitor log files with changing file names (e.g. log file getting rolled over
once the roll over criteria is met and renamed it to test.log.1 etc.)you can use
In the template policy, you can create a custom rule of category Text Log. And
specify value of 'Text Log Path' with wild characters.
e.g. C:\Temp\* --> Watch every file in C:\Temp
C:\Temp\*.log --> Watch every file in C:\Temp ending with .log
and so on.
So you can enter appropriate value according to your need.
We do monitor files that are actively being written.
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