Pattern Validation

Use this dialog box from the Monitoring Policy wizard to validate the regular expression that you defined as the matching pattern.

Input Text

Text that contains the log data that should be found by the matching pattern.

Extraction Type

The extraction type selected in the Add/Edit Pattern dialog box.

Pattern

The regular expression that you specified in the Add/Edit Pattern dialog box.

Select group separated by comma

This option is displayed if the type of extraction is Match, and indicates the groups in the regular expression that should be used for matching the log data.

  • Match Pattern

    Finds the log data in the input text string using the defined pattern.

  • Match Group

    Finds and groups the log data based on the groups defined in the regular expression.

  • Reset Pattern

    Clears the pattern results to perform more validation tests.

Replace With

This option is displayed if the type of extraction is Replace, and shows the expression that will replace the log data found by the matching pattern.

  • Replace Pattern

    Replaces the log data found by the matching pattern with the one specified in the Replace With box.

  • Reset() on Pattern

    Clears the pattern results to perform more validation tests.

Pattern Results

Provides a preview of the extracted log data based on the matching pattern.