Use the summary indexing reporting commands (
sirare) to define the search that will populate the summary index. If you use these commands, you can use the same search string for the search that you eventually run on the summary index, with the exception that you use regular reporting commands (
rare, respectively) in the latter search.
Read more about the summary indexing reporting commands in "Use summary indexing for increased reporting efficiency" topic of the Knowledge Manager Manual.
Summary indexing version of the timechart command.
Refer to the timechart command syntax.
Summary indexing friendly versions of timechart command, using the same syntax. Does not require explicitly knowing what statistics are necessary to store to the summary index in order to generate a report.
Does require the timechart command used to process this data have the exact same arguments as were used with the sitimechart command to generate the data.
Example 1: Compute the necessary information to later do 'timechart avg(foo) by bar' on summary indexed results.
... | sitimechart avg(foo) by bar
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk: 4.1 , 4.1.1 , 4.1.2 , 4.1.3 , 4.1.4 , 4.1.5 , 4.1.6 , 4.1.7 , 4.1.8 , 4.2 , 4.2.1 , 4.2.2 , 4.2.3 , 4.2.4 , 4.2.5 , 4.3 , 4.3.1 , 4.3.2 , 4.3.3 , 4.3.4 , 4.3.5 , 4.3.6 , 5.0 , 5.0.1 , 5.0.2 , 5.0.3