Exclude Directorys in Filebeat

I need harvest all log files in an directory and the subdirectories and exclude the backup directories that are in the same location.
e. g.

is there a possibility to exclude all the directories with the ending .backup and their subdirectories from harvesting.

I think you may find an answer in this thread: How to exclude a sub directory and all of it's files

I tried this as

    - '^/foo/bar/*.backup/'

without any success

I'm afraid this is not a valid regular expression. Please try to use sth like this:


also - you can use this page to figure out a proper regular expression: https://regex101.com/

Thank you, that worked. And the link will come in handy.

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