Splunk Search

Anomalies Command

daniel333
Builder

All,

Just started looking at Anomalies command. Re-read the doc a few times and played with the command some but I don't get it's usefulness. Can you give me some examples of how you're using this command? What kind of problems I might solve?

http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/6.3.3/SearchReference/Anomalies

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jkat54
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Let's say your mail server typically sends 5000 emails per day... But today the count goes to 50000. Anomalies would help you find that but more importantly... Running a search daily that looks for anomalies would alert you to the condition possibly sooner than you would see otherwise.

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