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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Discover
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2021

Add new option for the tag value in content search policy: "1st Capturing Group"

In content search policies, you can use a regular expression to match content, selecting True/False or "Value matching expression" to be used as the tag's value.

For example:

Regular Expression: \b[\w_-]+\d{5}[\w_-]+\b
Content: /opt/applications/data_76543_production
Tag value: data_76543_production

The full content matching the regex will be used as the tag value.
In regular expressions, a common resource is the use of "Capturing Groups" to extract only part of the content matched on regex evalution. This capturing groups are created by the use of parenthesis delimitating the subcontent wanted.

Example: in regex

There is a capturing group for \d{5} making it possible to extract only the five digits, on that position, from the entire content.

In this RFE I suggest to add a new option for the tag value: "1st Capturing Group" providing more flexibility to find and extract tag values from Spectrum Discover data.

Adapting former example to use "1st Capturing Group" instead of "Value matching expression", we have:

Regular Expression: \b[\w_-]+(\d{5})[\w_-]+\b
Content: /opt/applications/data_76543_production
Tag value: 76543

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2022

    Hi Andre, we appreciate the request but currently not under the roadmap for the foreseeable future

  • Guest
    Aug 30, 2022

    Hi Team, is there any update on this subject?

  • Guest
    Mar 21, 2022

    Thank you for submitting this Spectrum Discover enhancement request. We have reviewed the request, and although it is a good candidate, it is not on our roadmap for the foreseeable future.