Splunk Search

Why is Search not working but search for NOT != does work?

KeithH
Path Finder

Hi All,

I am doing a very simple search over All Time of: 

 

 

 

index=index=orafin sourcetype=ORAFIN2

 

 

 

It returns 26 rows and, as this shows, all have a transaction_type value:

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If I then select D it adds that to the search but retuns NO rows:

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Oddly if I change the search to a double negative  I get my data:

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Whats going on?

Hoping to be enlightened,

Keith

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VatsalJagani
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Please refer to my answer here - https://community.splunk.com/t5/Splunk-Search/Simple-search-not-working-but-search-for-NOT-does-work...

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