Monitoring Studio: Unexpected Output for a String Search

Why a string search performed on a flat/log file may return an abnormal output.

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The flat/log file string search returns a value different than the expected one when using the unsupported Unicode file format.


For example, the string 'Financial forecast' present in a flat/log file will return the expression "ÿp2" instead.


If the file was generated from a database, configure your database to export its log files in ASCII mode instead of Unicode.

For a flat file, convert it to the ASCII format.