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Filtering data prior to timechart - finding values that are outside of filter

codekiln
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I'm seeking to make a spunk timechart of values that match a certain filter:

source="/var/log/bcore/ws_metric*" event="WsMetricConnectEventType.connect_end" duration_seconds < 60*60 | timechart p95(duration_seconds) span=5m 

Unfortunately, I'm clearly getting values that are longer than 60*60=3600 seconds. Many of the values for p95(duration_seconds) are actually somewhere in the range of 397k seconds. 

How can I actually filter the data going into timechart?

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richgalloway
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You can't do math in the search command.  Try where, instead or do the math yourself.

 

source="/var/log/bcore/ws_metric*" vent="WsMetricConnectEventType.connect_end" duration_seconds < 3600 
| timechart p95(duration_seconds) span=5m 


source="/var/log/bcore/ws_metric*" vent="WsMetricConnectEventType.connect_end" 
| where duration_seconds < 60*60 
| timechart p95(duration_seconds) span=5m 

 

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
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You can't do math in the search command.  Try where, instead or do the math yourself.

 

source="/var/log/bcore/ws_metric*" vent="WsMetricConnectEventType.connect_end" duration_seconds < 3600 
| timechart p95(duration_seconds) span=5m 


source="/var/log/bcore/ws_metric*" vent="WsMetricConnectEventType.connect_end" 
| where duration_seconds < 60*60 
| timechart p95(duration_seconds) span=5m 

 

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If this reply helps you, an upvote would be appreciated.

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