Use the Log KM to monitor the presence of a wild-carded filename (e.g. /var/tmp/ims*). (Create a file called /var/tmp/imsfoo)
Set a threshold if the file is present:
No event is triggered when a file matching the condition is present
However the data collection shows that the file was detected
Note that if no wildcard is specified, then the event is generated as expected.
You need to specify a java wildcard (regular expression) for the Monitor Instance Name.
On the TSPS -> Infrastructure Policies -> <policy name> -> Server Thresholds
Continuing with the example, change your instance from:
See the screenshot for a visual:
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