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Can I put a Date in File Name field in File Content Sensor



I want to use File Content sensor to scan my log file for some alarming message. We are using log4net Rolling log for logging. Our log File name is something like HeadEndService_20200925.log. When I tried File Content sensor, it only accept a fixed log file name. I am wondering if it is possible to make the file name more flexible with some variation such as Date in out example?

file-content-sensor filename logs

Created on Sep 25, 2020 4:17:53 PM

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Thank you for your message.

Please have a look at this KB article where the subject is already discussed: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/63406-file-content-sensor-dynamic-filename

Kind regards.

Created on Sep 28, 2020 11:46:12 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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