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We have a config file which consists of more than 24000 lines.

I am stuck in one task. I need to segregate the lines starting as below (service definition of specific host in icinga2)

     Object Service "<host_name>"{

And ending with

      }

Files consists multiple other entries as well

I need to filter specific hosts definition alone.

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  • Check jq utility as icinga configs are JSON files – Romeo Ninov Dec 2 '18 at 9:37
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Very simple sed approach:

sed -n '/incinga2/,/}/p' file

You might be better off with the commented on tools (jq) if the file's structure becomes more complicated, though.

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