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Is there a Splunk Segment setting for sourcetype, similar to host_segment=x in inputs.conf?

daniel333
Builder

Splunk 6.3

I am looking at the feature host_segment=x in inputs.conf. And wondering if there is a similar feature for source type?

For example, I have a directory of logs on the network for a series of servers that look like this

/NFS/mounts/Servername/sourcetype/thefiles.txt

I'd like to just set this, but that doesn't seem to work. Any trick to this? Or work around?

[monitor:////nfs/mounts/*/*/*]
host_segment=3
sourcetype_segment=4
disable=0
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esix_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

No, this doesnt exists. You could set a sourcetype based on the source of the file in transforms.conf, upstream at indextime or HF layer.

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