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presenting logs in reverse order

Champion

hI,

The default mode for Splunk is to show the most recent activity first. How can I show the logs from, say midnight to now, rather than now to midnight.

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Re: presenting logs in reverse order

Communicator

Using REVERSE may do the job for you:

| reverse

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Re: presenting logs in reverse order

SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

There is no setting to changes the Splunk's default chronological order of showing events (most recent to oldest). You can use "reverse" command to show events in opposite order.

See this
http://answers.splunk.com/answers/1691/how-to-reverse-the-order-of-displayed-events

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Re: presenting logs in reverse order

Communicator

I have found that the reverse command gives unexpected results, specially when there are a lot of events returned. Therefore, I use the sort command on the _time field.

<your search> | sort +_time
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SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

The only problem with sort is that it doesn't handle events with same timestamp well like reverse does. Otherwise if there won't be events with same timestamp or you don't care about the order in that case, sort _time can be used.