Splunk Search

issue regarding date_wday


| stats count by date_wday |

Hi all, above return me Friday, Monday, Saturday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How can I make it to display : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday ?

Tags (1)
0 Karma

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

It would be a lot better to do:

... | timechart span=1d count by _time


... | bucket span=1d _time | stats count by _time

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The first thing you'll use is time modifiers depending on when you are searching. For example earliest=@w1 would snap to Monday of the current week. Check it out because depending on when you do the search you'll want to control what days you are looking at.


There is an example in the docs specific to handling days of the week. Just a simple | sort -date_wday doesn't work since that will just sort alphabetically.


... | eval wd=lower(Day) | eval sort_field=case(wd=="monday",1, wd=="tuesday",2, wd=="wednesday",3, wd=="thursday",4, wd=="friday",5, wd=="weekend",6) | sort sort_field | fields - sort_field
0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

This Week's Community Digest - Splunk Community Happenings [9.26.22]

Get the latest news and updates from the Splunk Community here! Upcoming User Group Events! 👏 Check ...

BSides Splunk 2022 - The Call for Papers is now Open!

TLDR; Main Site: https://bsidessplunk.com CFP Site: https://bsidessplunk.com/cfp CFP Opens: December 15th, ...

Sending Metrics to Splunk Enterprise With the OpenTelemetry Collector

This blog post is part of an ongoing series on OpenTelemetry. The OpenTelemetry project is the second largest ...