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get latest time stamp from two timestamps

Dassari
New Member

HI I have two time stamps like "2017-01-30T19:22:39Z" "2017-01-29T19:17:33Z"
From the above two timestamps I wan to get latest timestamp i.e 2017-01-30T19:22:39Z, please help me

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varad_joshi
Communicator

How about this.
Convert them in epoch time and then do the selection with an IF clause. Select whichever is larger.

Just shared the logic, see if that works for you.

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Try this.

... | eval LatestTS = if(strptime(TS1,"%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S%Z")>strptime(TS2,"%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S%Z"), TS1, TS2) | ...
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If this reply helps you, Karma would be appreciated.
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varad_joshi
Communicator

haha you beat me with few seconds there, and you posted the exact query. Yes, this should work for the OP.

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