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Examples using kvform?

Lowell
Super Champion

Does anyone know of any examples of using the kvform search command. The kvform docs seem a bit sparse to me, and I haven't been able to locate any working examples. I'd like to see examples including input files and all configs involved and their locations relative to an app folder.

The docs are unclear on a few points:

  • What location should the form files be placed? (The docs talk about $PLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/.../form, but does that mean there's a folder called "form"? is it located under local or default.). I assume '...' is the app name.
  • Can you only extract one field at a time using the kvform search command?
  • Is it possible to setup automatic extraction for a specified sourcetype via props?

bshuler_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

I am pretty sure it is broken.

Screen shot here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3f4rj7468qoilln/Screenshot%202015-04-16%2007.29.02.png?dl=0

Sample app here:
http://d.pr/f/wF95

To replicate, import the sample data, ensure you are in the kvform_example app, and run this search:
source="students.txt" | kvform form=students

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snoobzilla
Builder

I will fourth that.

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Ricapar
Communicator

I will third that. Some documented examples would be nice.

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rturk
Builder

I'd be interested to see this expanded out too. The documentation & examples are definitely lacking.

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