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Log Insight Agent : Excluding Events with Blacklist

As you probably know, the Log Insight agent allows you to explicitly include or exclude:

  • filelog: log files within a directory
  • winlog: Windows event viewer channels

One question I received at VMworld was if you could explicitly include or exclude:

  • filelog: certain log messages from within a log file
  • winlog: certain events from within Windows event viewer channels

In this post, I will provide the answer. Read on to learn more!
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Log Insight: Converting Agent Groups into Manifests

The Log Insight agent leverages agent configurations which can be stored on the Log Insight server or in Content Packs as agent groups. The Log Insight importer leverages manifest files. The question becomes can you convert agent groups into manifests and if so how? In this post, I will answer this question. Read on to learn more!
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