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Ho to differentiate fields with same name but different values


I have log messages that have same field names and i am trying to create a table for the dashboard

My messages are:
Message:"App Started"
Timestamp: 2019-11-13 23:15:16.436156
Message:"App Stopped"
Timestamp: 2019-11-13 23:15:18.536156

I need to create table with Message, Start time and stop time.

Since both messages has same field name Timestamp, how can eval and differentiate them?

Tried using if(Message="App Stopped") but it always gets me same value for both fields.

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I have two options for you:

  1. Divide this into two separate events. This would however only works if you have an ID or something that would tie both events together.
  2. Create another field extraction to extract message1, timestamp1, message2, timestamp2

I would try the option 2 before as this would not require re-indexing data etc.


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