Splunk Search

Default sort order in query result

andras_kerekes
Explorer

I use Splunk 5.0.2 with Java SDK 1.1.

I've noticed that the results of a search are sorted according to the _time field. Is it possible to change this default ordering?

I know I can use the sort command to sort on fields I want, what I'd like to know if there is a global configuration option I can use to change the default ordering.

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Ayn
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No, the way Splunk's search works is that it finds events in reverse chronological order, so no other default sort order is available.

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Ayn
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No, the way Splunk's search works is that it finds events in reverse chronological order, so no other default sort order is available.

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