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How to make eval now() takes latest time filter?

jamin358
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I have a search that makes a decision based on time since an event. 

 

| eval diff = now() - _time

 

and then make some decision based on how long ago the event took place

 

| eval state = if(diff<300, "active", "not active")

 

However, if I want to run this historically, my diffs are set to current time so I can't easily look historically at a point in time and tell the state of the world (with the same search). 

Is there a time function in search where I can pull the earliest and latest time filters?

eg

 

| eval diff = $timerange.latest$ - _time 

 

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ITWhisperer
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust
| addinfo
| eval diff = info_max_time - _time

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ITWhisperer
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust
| addinfo
| eval diff = info_max_time - _time
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