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Filter Events before Indexing

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I get events from a universal forwarder. If "alertd[123456]: ABC:" be in the event, i would like to index it. All other events can be ignored.

Do you have a solution?

2019-01-23T14:22:45+01:00 host kernel: [123456.789101] ll header: yf:ff:ff:ef:ff:ff:00:00:00:00:88:05:01:00
2019-01-23T14:22:49+01:00 host alertd[456789]: get_db_c(): ......
2019-01-23T14:22:50+01:00 host alertd[123456]: CEF:0|abcdef|host|....
2019-01-23T14:22:59+01:00 host alertd[456789]: abc_send(): ......

I have tried the following configuration on the Indexer, but it didn't work:

TRANSFORMS-set = setnull,setparsing

DEST_KEY = queue
FORMAT = nullQueue

REGEX = (alertd[\d{1,6}]:\s\w{3}:)
DEST_KEY = queue
FORMAT = indexQueue

Thanks for your solutions.

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Try this:
TRANSFORMS-set = setnull,setparsing

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I guess you are missing the escape characters for the square brackets here ...


Also, you should make sure, every event will go through both transforms, so maybe modify your props like this:

 TRANSFORMS-set1 = setnull
 TRANSFORMS-set2 = setparsing

Another option would be to use only a setnull transform, and make sure the regex from the setparsing does NOT match. This would be like so:

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Have you tried TRANSFORMS-set = setparsing,setnull?

If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
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