The File Content component scans for the existence or occurrences of a specified string pattern within application and system log files and uses those file in the application profile of which it is a part. It is intended for scanning text files such as logs, for example, and not binary files. For best performance, select as few files to scan as possible. Using regular expressions to specify filename and scan pattern can affect performance. It is imperative to create detailed regular expressions, specifically for specifying the scan pattern, in order to achieve the best results.