Splunk Search

Why does search with subsearch fail if earliest and latest is used?

FritzWittwer
Path Finder

The following search does not produce any results:

index=* earliest="04/19/2022:15:00:00" latest="04/19/2022:17:00:00"
| fields _time, index, sourcetype | head 1
| eval mail=[| makeresults | eval mail="\"abc@cde.com\"" | return $mail]


The search and the sub search produce each one result.
The search returns one result as expected when the  the earliest and latest option in the base search are omitted.

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bowesmana
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

That's strange - I ran a similar search on Splunk 8.0.1 and it gives me the correct search range, but on 8.2.1 I get this

bowesmana_0-1650524815014.png

What version of Splunk do you have?

 

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FritzWittwer
Path Finder

I am on 8.2.3 and the time range fits:

FritzWittwer1_0-1650531822039.png

 

 

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isoutamo
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi

Your search is valid. Are you sure that you have events on this time slot?

r. Ismo

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FritzWittwer
Path Finder

Yes, the first search alone produces exactly one result as stated in the question. In case it is executed on a less busy instance the time range must be expanded by changing earliest and/or latests.

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isoutamo
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust
Can you find anything interesting from search.log via Job Inspector?
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FritzWittwer
Path Finder

No, just one error message in the 1700 lines which also spears if the earliest and latest are deleted and the search runs as expected.


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