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I am trying to find a regex that will search for a string in Graylog2:

access denied

For example, I want to search for the string:

Login failed: Access Denied

I have tried:

\Qaccess denied\E

But this matches all strings with "access" and "denied".

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The regex to find "access denied" is access denied. Where are you even trying that? Which OS are you on and what tool do you use? –  slhck Jun 12 '12 at 11:54
    
I am using it for graylog2, but when I simply enter "access denied" it matches all strings will "access" and "denied" –  Jay Jun 12 '12 at 11:56
    
Have you tried "access denied"? What you are describing sounds more like a standard search, where quotation marks are often used for grouping. RegEx searches should not separate parts of the search string. –  Bob Jun 12 '12 at 12:12
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