Input Exclude File Option with dot in filename behaviour


#1

I have noticed (Logstash 6.4.2) that the file exclude option in the file input plugin does not handle files with dots in the filename.....

e.g. aaa.bbbb-ERRORS-yyyy-mm-dd.log

these work:

path => [ "C:/Elastic/TestAppLogs/*.log" ]
exclude => "*-ERRORS-*"

path => [ "C:/Elastic/TestAppLogs/*.log" ]
exclude => "*bbbb-ERRORS-*"

But including the '.' in the filter of the name doesn't match and therefore it is included in the input:

path => [ "C:/Elastic/TestAppLogs/*.log" ]
exclude => "aaa.bbbb-ERRORS-*"

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