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help on transforms.conf

jip31
Motivator

hi

i have difficulties to understandand whats exacty do the field DEST_KEY and FORMAT on my host in stanza 1 and FORMAT in stanza 2

I have read the documentation but.....

Thanks in advance

  [rfc5424_host]
  DEST_KEY = MetaData:Host
  REGEX = <\d+>\d{1}\s{1}\S+\s{1}(\S+)
  FORMAT = host::$1
[host_as_src]
SOURCE_KEY = host
REGEX = (.+)
FORMAT = src::"$1

 

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isoutamo
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi

in 1st case DEST_KEY define that value of REGEX (inside()) will put into host field. That seems to be a host value in syslog feed, based on your REGEX.

In 2nd example, I think that you have additional “ on your stanza? Basically it take host field and copy it’s content to src field.

r. Ismo

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isoutamo
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi

in 1st case DEST_KEY define that value of REGEX (inside()) will put into host field. That seems to be a host value in syslog feed, based on your REGEX.

In 2nd example, I think that you have additional “ on your stanza? Basically it take host field and copy it’s content to src field.

r. Ismo

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