Best practice for creating LFA agent format file
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The Tivoli Log File Agent is an agent that provides a configurable log file monitoring capability that uses regular expressions. This regular expression statements are located in format file (fmt). Since this is fully user´s customizable agent you must follow some guidleliness to avoid high CPU or memory usage while using the agent.
For example regex should not start and end with (.*) but with ^ to the beginning and $ to the end of each of the RegEx statements
Example of *DISCARD* statement:
How to verify which RegEx statement is most matched and which not via TEP.
Navigate to LFA agent and select "All Regular Expression Statistics" workspace. Locate "Filter Count Matched" attribute. Based on this attribute place your RegEx statements accordingly from most matched records to less from bottom up.
When you creating LFA instance for the first time please also review Best
In LFA agent installation image also contain example conf and fmt files which are located under <Ima
Having problems with installation and configuration LFA agent? Look no further, review How
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