Configuration for the File Extractor is made through the EXTRACTOR Configuration.
Basic configuration items include;
Name and location of the script file that the extractor needs to execute.
Source of the data that the Extractor has to read. This can be either ordinary files, log files or command output.
The interval at which the Extractor should read the source data.
Internal buffer size.
For full details of the syntax used, refer to the EXTRACTOR Configuration Syntax.