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How to edit my regex to filter out images in Apache logs from being indexed?

dmccabe2
New Member

Hi,

We have a large amount of data in the Apache log files, and we do not want images to be indexed.

How do I match GET /pictures and filter this out from being indexed?

//SAMPLE LOG

54.13.26.10 - - [07/Oct/2015:08:42:06 +0000] "GET /pictures/cco/4194417.jpg?1444207325625 HTTP/1.1" 200 1472 "https://www.mydomain.com/osites/t/ion/Nom?action=ActionNomOpen&client=cco&browserId=wn-1444206953462-0.3289887811175155" "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.10; rv:41.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/41.0" **4739**

//REGEX (Displays IP part)

(?:(?<!\d)(\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3}\.\d{1,3})(?!\d))

Thank you,
Darren.

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krish3
Contributor

You can do this by editing props and transforms.conf

In props.conf set the TRANSFORMS-null attribute:

[source::/path/to/your/access.log*]
TRANSFORMS-null= setnull

And in transforms.conf add these lines

[setnull]
REGEX = \"GET\s\/pictures
DEST_KEY = queue
FORMAT = nullQueue

Thanks,

And let me know how it goes.

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krish3
Contributor

You can do this by editing props and transforms.conf

In props.conf set the TRANSFORMS-null attribute:

[source::/path/to/your/access.log*]
TRANSFORMS-null= setnull

And in transforms.conf add these lines

[setnull]
REGEX = \"GET\s\/pictures
DEST_KEY = queue
FORMAT = nullQueue

Thanks,

And let me know how it goes.

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dmccabe2
New Member

Many thanks,

I will try it

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somesoni2
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust
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