Custom data pattern

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Custom data pattern

Hi Team 

 

I have a user who has a requirement to add a custom Data Pattern to identify a specific string 

 

Example: 1234/09/4578 

 

(Note the second identifier is a numeric value between [1-9])

 

I set up the data pattern under " Custom Objects --->Data Pattern ---> Add " in the following format to achieve this  "(/d/d/d/d)/-(/d[1-9])/-(/d/d/d/d)" , but this fails with the following error messge 

 

test123 -> pattern -> numbers -> regex '(/d/d/d/d)/-(/d[1-9])/-(/d/d/d/d)' is invalid. can't handle two dfas next to each other in pattern '(/d/d/d/d)/-(/d[1-9])/-(/d/d/d/d)'
test123 -> pattern -> numbers -> regex is invalid

 

But it works without any issues when we put it as  "(/d/d/d/d)/-(/d/d)/-(/d/d/d/d)"

 

Is this an expected behavior?

 

Regards

 

Amogh Gawade 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L2 Linker

Hi Amogh,

 

I would say this is anticipated behavior.  You can not have two strings less than 7 bytes seperated by a wildcard element.

 

-Claude

L1 Bithead

Hi Claude 

 

Thanks for the reply, any idea how we can get the pattern working then , any input will be highly appreciated 

 

Regards

 

Amogh 

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