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How do I index only my application data from windows event logs?

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Hi,

I have an application ABC. From application ABC , I'm writing my logs to Windows Application Event logs. I want to index only my ABC application logs, not complete my windows event logs.

Could you please help me figure out how I can index specific application event logs?

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Champion

You can filter by setting a unique event ID in the application log.

inputs.conf: whitelist
Whether to index events that match the specified text string. This attribute is optional.
You can specify one of two formats:

One or more Event Log event codes or event IDs (Event Code/ID format.)
One or more sets of keys and regular expressions (Advanced filtering format.)

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

hi @madhufuture,

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Thanks for posting!

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Basically, when you are writing out your application logs, you need to mark them in some way so that they can be easily identified.

Then, you blacklist all incoming events, and whitelist only those that match your application logs.

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Champion

You can filter by setting a unique event ID in the application log.

inputs.conf: whitelist
Whether to index events that match the specified text string. This attribute is optional.
You can specify one of two formats:

One or more Event Log event codes or event IDs (Event Code/ID format.)
One or more sets of keys and regular expressions (Advanced filtering format.)

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New Member

Perfect!! Thanks for your help

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