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    Is it possible to have more than 1 Visitor IP filter with Regex expression for IP ran


    I have created several profiles for my company's domain. One of them is to report internal usage. Because the company owns 8 plants with a different IP address range for each one, and because GA Filters are limited to 255 characters, I have created 8 filters (one for each plant) in this profile.
    The problem is that no data have been collected and reported yet (filters were created 1 week ago).

    Here is a typical filter I created:

    Custom Filter > Include > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No

    The weird thing is that I use the same expression for tracking external traffic excluding those IP address in another profile, and data has been tracked! In this Filters I do:
    Custom Filter > Exclude > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No

    So, is it possible to have more than one Visitor IP filter per profile?

    Thx
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    Never mind - realityhack = idiot
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    How do I have to get along with this reply realityhack?


    Are you kidding me?
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    Originally Posted by patbaudy
    I have created several profiles for my company's domain. One of them is to report internal usage. Because the company owns 8 plants with a different IP address range for each one, and because GA Filters are limited to 255 characters, I have created 8 filters (one for each plant) in this profile.
    The problem is that no data have been collected and reported yet (filters were created 1 week ago).

    Here is a typical filter I created:

    Custom Filter > Include > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No

    The weird thing is that I use the same expression for tracking external traffic excluding those IP address in another profile, and data has been tracked! In this Filters I do:
    Custom Filter > Exclude > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No

    So, is it possible to have more than one Visitor IP filter per profile?

    Thx
    I think two things are possible, either you have incorrectly set regular expressions or your configuration is incorrect. Anyway, I suggest you to read this Google analytics guidelines on custom filtering using IP address here: http://www.google.com/support/google...n&answer=55481

    It provides some examples and methods to correctly set filters.
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    Originally Posted by patbaudy
    Are you kidding me?
    I wrote a reply but upon re-reading your post realized you had already ruled out my potential solution. So I self deleted my post.
    Sorry if I gave you any false hope. I really wish I could help you but I am not a GA expert we use a third party solution for webmetrics.
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    Originally Posted by patbaudy
    Here is a typical filter I created:

    Custom Filter > Include > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No

    The weird thing is that I use the same expression for tracking external traffic excluding those IP address in another profile, and data has been tracked! In this Filters I do:
    Custom Filter > Exclude > Filter Field: Visitor IP Address > ^206\.162\.161\.([1-9]|[1-2][0-9]|30)$ > Case Sensitive : No
    Can you confirm that the exclude filter is actually excluding the correct IP addresses? Maybe make a non-public page then visit it from within your network a few times? Might tell you if there is a problem in the regular expression.

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