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EM 12c, EM 13c: Wild Card does not Work for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Log File Monitor Metric (Doc ID 2325567.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 12.1 to 13c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Wild Card (%) option does not work for metric Log File Monitor Metric in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control:

1. Edit the "Log File Pattern Matched Line Count" metric and use the wild card in the Log File Name filter definition.

Log File Name /home/work/test/tes%.txt
Match Pattern in Perl oracle
Ignore Pattern in Perl
Warning Threshold
Critical Threshold 0

2. Create /home/work/test/test.txt

3. Edit /home/work/test/test.txt and add line


4. No alerts are triggered

The problem reproduces with the following versions:

- (observed with EM-AGENT-BP or later)
- (observed with EM-AGENT-BP or later)


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