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this 'Â' symbol has appeared in the match string of a logmon alarm

Question asked by floydian on Sep 19, 2018
Latest reply on Sep 19, 2018 by floydian

like I say, that symbol is showing up in my alarm message:



I checked 

 file --mime SystemErr.log

and I get this:
SystemErr.log: text/plain; charset=utf-8


I tried the age old trick of stripping the formatting by dumping the error in notepad.  


I have an additional match watcher rule and it does not have odd characters in it.


I"ve tried:

  • /\/opt\/WebSphere\/mq\/p8evnotif\.enc.does.not.exists/
  • /\/opt\/WebSphere\/mq\/p8evnotif\.enc\Sdoes\Snot\***/


Still getting the odd character

Any ideas?