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How can I override sourcetype and redirect to another index?

Hi Guys,
I want to override sourcetype for all events before being indexed and redirect some of those events (those with ERROR) to another index with the overridden sourcetype.

So, I need events to be spread between two indexes: test1 and test2 (with ERROR events) and I need all of the events to have the same access_combined sourcetype.

I use oneshot command to ingest data from a file:

  >splunk add oneshot C://opt/log.txt -index test1 -sourcetype test_sourcetype

and now my props.conf looks like this:

[host::myhost]
LINE_BREAKER = \d+(&)  
SHOULD_LINEMERGE = false
TRANSFORMS = custom_sourcetype
TRANSFORMS = route_notfound

LINE_BREAKER is here because its a oneline log, so I need to break it into events and it works fine.

and my transforms.conf:

[custom_sourcetype]
SOURCE_KEY = _raw
REGEX = .*
DEST_KEY = MetaData:Sourcetype
FORMAT = sourcetype::access_combined

[route_notfound]
REGEX = ERROR
DEST_KEY = _MetaData:Index
FORMAT = another_index

and if I use those transforms seperately they work fine (i switch them off by using # in props.conf) but they do not work together....
How can I do those two things in one step? before data being indexed?

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Re: How can I override sourcetype and redirect to another index?

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In your props.conf, TRANSFORMS must have a unique name.

Please try this,

props.conf:

[host::myhost]
 LINE_BREAKER = \d+(&)  
 SHOULD_LINEMERGE = false
 TRANSFORMS-override = custom_sourcetype
 TRANSFORMS-route = route_notfound

OR

[host::myhost]
 LINE_BREAKER = \d+(&)  
 SHOULD_LINEMERGE = false
 TRANSFORMS-mywork = custom_sourcetype, route_notfound

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Re: How can I override sourcetype and redirect to another index?

Works like a charm! Thank you very much!

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