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Customized parser - .txt file on windows server

Hi,

Scenario:

Collect logs from a .txt file located on a Windows Server.

I've created the regex expression to collect the data that I'm interested of in this log file.

I've never created a customized parser before and looking for some guidance. Either by linking to some good turtorial/documents or by comments.

What kind of Data Source should I add in the ESM? How do I specify this specific log file on the remote server? And how do I implement this regex expression for normalization/categorization etc.

Thanks

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Re: Customized parser - .txt file on windows server

I have used these documents to create a few.

https://kc.mcafee.com/agent/index?page=content&id=PD24926

https://kc.mcafee.com/agent/index?page=content&id=KB78119

For me, delivery was an issue. I have the agent installed on a box (or two) that goes out and tails all of my logs like this. For some linux ones I have added, I just had it push it to the receiver via syslog.

Edit: Fixed links.

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