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Need help on Timestamp extraction while parsing the log data at Indexer

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I have a log file to be monitored and i need to extract timestamp.
Example events:
Fri Feb 02 2018 10:22:37 aaaaaaa bbbbbbb cccccc
Mon Feb 05 2018 11:00:50 gggggg aaaaaaa vvvvvv

Please help me how I can extract timestamp of the events. Thanks in advance!!

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Re: Need help on Timestamp extraction while parsing the log data at Indexer

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Hello you can use that in props.conf,

[ __auto__learned__ ]
SHOULD_LINEMERGE=true
NO_BINARY_CHECK=true
TIME_FORMAT=%b %d %Y %H:%M:%S
TIME_PREFIX=\w{3}\s

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Re: Need help on Timestamp extraction while parsing the log data at Indexer

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Hi Tiskar,

Thanks for your time. May I know what's the use of SHOULDLINEMERGE and NOBINARY_CHECK.
I have gone through the splunk documents but unable to understand them. Can you please give me some examples to understand.

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Re: Need help on Timestamp extraction while parsing the log data at Indexer

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Hi,
Yes, A binary file is a file whose content must be interpreted by a program or a hardware processor that understands in advance exactly how it is formatted LIKE file.exe.
So When set NOBINARYCHECK to true, Splunk processes binary files.

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