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How to rename and combine fields to display data with combined counts?

Explorer

I'm trying to do an OS inventory from Active Directory. My results look something like this:

operatingSystem------------------------------ count
Windows 7 Enterprise -----------------------27
Windows 7 Professional---------------------3
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter---100
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise----24
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard-----3
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter-------54
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter---102
Windows Server® 2008 Datacenter-----11

And this is what I want:

operatingSystem -----------count
Windows 7---------------------30
Windows Server 2008-----138
Windows Server 2012-----156

I can't figure out how to rename and combine the fields to give me the data in this way. Any suggestions?

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Try this:

your search here
| eval operatingSystem = case (
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows 7"), "Windows 7",
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2008"), "Windows Server 2008",
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2012"), "Windows Server 2012",
    1 == 1, "Other"
)
| stats sum(count) as count by operatingSystem

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Try this:

your search here
| eval operatingSystem = case (
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows 7"), "Windows 7",
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2008"), "Windows Server 2008",
    match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2012"), "Windows Server 2012",
    1 == 1, "Other"
)
| stats sum(count) as count by operatingSystem

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

It would be good to include a default case value, to help validate that every possible OS string has been taken care of.

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Explorer

This works great! If is there a way to allow the "Other" values to continue to display what they are, instead of showing them as "Other"? For example, if I have one OSX box, let it show as OSX instead of Other.

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Yes, simply do:

your search here
 | eval operatingSystem = case (
     match(operatingSystem, "Windows 7"), "Windows 7",
     match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2008"), "Windows Server 2008",
     match(operatingSystem, "Windows Server 2012"), "Windows Server 2012",
     1 == 1, operatingSystem
 )
 | stats sum(count) as count by operatingSystem

Explorer

Thanks Again!

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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

True. Just fixed my answer to reflect that.

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