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When using "typeof, results are field value invalid

vsid_splunk
Explorer

I have used "typeof" to know the Types for fields for the data set in splunk web version, but I get the Value column showing invalid in each one of its corresponding rows.

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top_splunker
Engager

@vsid_splunk  try putting single quotes around the field name that is returning as invalid.  

makelovenotwar
Path Finder

GENIUS!

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vsid_splunk
Explorer

@somesoni2 can you look at my search, sir?

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vsid_splunk
Explorer

sourcetype = json | FieldsTypes

This macro definition of FieldsTypes is.... eval Ent_Code = typeof ('TableEntry.EventCode')

So @somesoni2 , im seeing the Ent_Code as invalid in "value" column after I click on "AllFields"

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somesoni2
Revered Legend

Can you post your search?

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vsid_splunk
Explorer

Can anyone "Please" Respond using #Tag. ASAP!

Raghav2384
Motivator

Never used typeof / didn't get there yet. May be this can help
http://answers.splunk.com/answers/177400/how-to-use-json-extracted-fields-with-eval-functio.html

cdstealer
Contributor

just ran into this myself. single quotes fixed it. Thanks

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