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map command returns main index even searching _internal only

mchang_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

I tried to test map command on Splunk 7.1.3 with following search:

index=_internal earliest=-60m | map maxsearches=1 search="search index=_internal  earliest=-6m latest=-1m | head 1"

Theoretically, this search should only return one event from index=_internal.
However, lots of events from main index return

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Is this a bug?

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mchang_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This is a known issue SPL-167869 and SPL-169704 which will be fixed on 7.3.

Workaround is also available:

add following stanza in ../etc/system/local/limits.conf on SH and restart should fix this issue:

 [search] 
 phased_execution_mode = auto 

After workaround applied:

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mchang_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This is a known issue SPL-167869 and SPL-169704 which will be fixed on 7.3.

Workaround is also available:

add following stanza in ../etc/system/local/limits.conf on SH and restart should fix this issue:

 [search] 
 phased_execution_mode = auto 

After workaround applied:

alt text

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