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Why is the String Comparator operation (f1dafb35-6463-4a1b-8f87-8aa748497bed)  /Base version 1.6.2 telling me java.lang.Exception: Unknown match type: regex ????

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Super Contributor.. Brett Simpson_1 Super Contributor..
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don't worry, its not just you. Its a rubbish error message. i got the same error, and after talking with HP support this is a known "enhancement request" to improve the error logging of this operation.

https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/facetsearch/document/KM01451679

In actual fact, the problem is more likely to be a problem in the actual regex expression. check your regex is valid. i had used "*" as the matchto string, when in actual fact, it should have been ".*"..

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Re: String Comparator

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don't worry, its not just you. Its a rubbish error message. i got the same error, and after talking with HP support this is a known "enhancement request" to improve the error logging of this operation.

https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/facetsearch/document/KM01451679

In actual fact, the problem is more likely to be a problem in the actual regex expression. check your regex is valid. i had used "*" as the matchto string, when in actual fact, it should have been ".*"..

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Thanks, I'll give it a shot...

Gave it a shot and it turns out you were correct. I needed to escape a "\". Anyway I upgraded to base 1.9.0 and it still said invalid matchtype. 🙂

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cool. make sure you subscribe to the ER. Apparently thats how HP determines ER priority, number of clients complaining about the problem 😉

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