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Splunk App for Salesforce Eventlog limiter for query start date: What is the time format for limiting events?


Under Settings » Data inputs » Salesforce Event Log » EventLog

Get event log data from
Query Start Date:The initial date/time to use for the first query. If nothing is specified, the query will default to starting 90 days prior the date of the first run.

I tried the following to ignore Eventlog events earlier than 2/1/16, however it still receive events prior to that date.
1454284800000 (epoch time for Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT)

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Just want to point out, the correct format is only accepted with a lowercase z.


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This appears to be the correct format. 2016-02-01T00:00:00.000Z

The issue was that the constraint is only honored for a new input setup . Changes are ignored if you edit after the setup. Workaround was to clone the input, add the constraint and to disable the old input.

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