Grok's "match" throws "(TypeError) can't convert Array into String"

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I run into

when starting logstash with following config

When i comment out "match" in the grok filter, everything starts properly.

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Wojtek Majewski
August 1, 2013, 9:10 AM

I realized match and pattern cannot be used simultaneously because pattern is a shortcut for single match on @message.

This is not clearly stated in the docs and my misunderstanding was based on assumption, that match in grok will work same as in grep.

Anyway, works now

Jason Kendall
March 6, 2014, 3:19 PM

Closing per comments.

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Jason Kendall

Reporter

Wojtek Majewski

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