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How to extract a field that is within an already extracted field?

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Hi Ninja

I've done a field extraction for apache access log like Referer.

Referer= http(s)://FQDN/Abc/dasd/sadfasf/

Now I am trying to get only FQDN from the referer but field extractions is not allowing me to do this since that FQDN is already in a field I extracted.

I want to create a table with count of unique FQDN

Application               Count
FQDN1                       4
FQDN2                       30


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If you are happy to extract it in SPL (same regex can be used elsewhere like field extractor) then try to see if this works for you:

your base query to give field Referer
| rex field=Referer "https?:\/\/(?<FQDN>[^\/]+)\/.*"
| stats count by FQDN

See extraction here

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