Is it possible to rename a pretrained sourcetype?

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We have log data that fits perfectly into the access_combined pretrained sourcetype. All looks perfect except the fact that the access_combined sourcetype doesn't conform to our standard sourcetype naming conventions. Is there a way around it? changing the name, alias, etc....

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Path Finder

Under Settings->Data->Source Types you can see the access_combined sourcetype. Just clone it with a new name.

Or through the props.conf, you can just rename the stanza and restart Splunk.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Hi @ddrillic,

I'm not sure if this answers your question, but have you checked out the "Create Field Aliases" page in Splunk Docs?

Happy Splunking!

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