Knowledge Management

How do I test whether the summary index is working?

Explorer

I have scheduled a search an saved it in a summary index. How do I test whether the results that I had saved in summary index works? Please let me know. There is a documentation available online but I am unable to understand it.

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Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

Mike,

If you used the default index for summary indexing when you set up your search you can easily do a search like the one below:

index=summary search_name="My Saved Search name"

You should then see your data.

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Explorer

So will the result be displayed as events? The result is in the form of a table. So will the result be displayed as events or will a table be populated.

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