How do you build a search that gets a list of forwarders using SSL with successful connections?

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Can you help me make a search/query so I can get a list of forwarders using SSL with successful connections?

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Loves-to-Learn Lots

I am working on the following which gives a more complete picture. Downloading to XLS and then turning on filtering allows you to easily see OS type, ForwarderType, Version, lastIndexer communicated with, etc.

index=_internal source=*metrics.log component=Metrics group=tcpin_connections
| dedup hostname
| table hostname, sourceIp, os, arch, fwdType, version, ssl, guid, lastIndexer, _time
| sort hostname

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Hi @guheal,

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This works fine on my Splunk 7.0.3
index=_internal source=*metrics.log group=tcpin_connections ssl=true

To have the forwarder and the connect time as a table -
index=_internal source=*metrics.log group=tcpin_connections ssl=true | table sourceHost _time

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