powershell filter/match help

folks

my powershell script searches for a specific value  i.e. ERROR in another log file

Get-Content TEST.log -wait | where { $_ -match “Error” } |out-file logger.txt -append

how can i get it to search multiple values? i.e  ERROR and INCIDENT

keen for your thoughts
rutgermonsAsked:
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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Try this where you can use condition functions such as -not, -and and -or:

Get-Content TEST.log -wait | where { $_ -match "Error"  -or $_ -match "Incident"} |out-file logger.txt -append
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
It's usually better to use the regex features of -match. But in the case of simple string pattern matches only, I would use the Select-String cmdlet:
Get-Content TEST.log -wait | Select-String -SimpleMatch “Error”, "Incident" |out-file logger.txt -append

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