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Why is the rename command not working when using it to rename with _time field?

harsh5523
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Hello Team,

Whenever i use the rename command to rename the _time field than output comes in the binary fomart.

For Eg. :- _time is 2020/07/21 than i rename to Time 1592830387

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to4kawa
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_time is unix_epoch_time. It displays human readable.
if _time renames other name, it displays original value.

isoutamo
SplunkTrust
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As @to4kawa said it's unix epoch and you should use strftime (newField, "<time format string>") to see it correctly in human readable format. See more:

r. Ismo

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