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How can I configure an output template for DB Connect 2 inputs?

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I'm extracting data from an Oracle database and need to configure a particular template for the events retrieved in the query. As the event is larger than 4K it cant be retrieved as a single column and it was necesary to concatenate the event using a TEMPLATE in DBX1. Is it posible to make this same configuration on DBConnect2?

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi, the output template has been removed from DB Connect 2. Instead, we recommend using rex and eval commands to control formatting. http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/DBX/2.0.2/DeployDBX/UpgradingfromDBConnect1.1.xtoDBConnect2.0.x

Huh... reading the rest of your comment, you're trying to do something unusual. Please email me (jack at splunk) and we can look at this in more detail.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi, the output template has been removed from DB Connect 2. Instead, we recommend using rex and eval commands to control formatting. http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/DBX/2.0.2/DeployDBX/UpgradingfromDBConnect1.1.xtoDBConnect2.0.x

Huh... reading the rest of your comment, you're trying to do something unusual. Please email me (jack at splunk) and we can look at this in more detail.

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