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How to avoid duplicate fields in CIM Data Normalization?

Atchyuth_P
Path Finder

Hi Team,

I am using field aliases as in my sourcetype i have two common fields (dest & dest_ip) which have same values.
When i applied field aliases both were reflecting.

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How to avoid duplicate fields

Kindly help in this scenario

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
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Having two aliases for the same field will result in 3 fields (the original plus 2 aliases) with the same data.  That may be necessary for some use cases, which means you have to live with it.  Fortunately, aliases are search-time operations so no storage is consumed.  If you don't have a need for multiple aliases for the same data then remove one of them.

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