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Field alias does not work in tstats?

phoenix_down
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Hi all, I'm changing a field name in my index, so I'm trying to set up a field alias so both the old field name and new field name can be used in queries. This is for backward compatibility reasons, since a lot of existing dashboards/reports (many I do not own) refer to this field.

So I set up the field alias, and I find that the field alias works for a normal search (non-tstats), but does not work for tstats.  Does that mean field aliases do not work for tstats at all?

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PickleRick
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I wouldn't be surprised. Remember that tstats work on indexed fields.
fields.conf don't allow for field aliases as far as I remember.

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