Splunk® Data Stream Processor

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Key_by

This topic describes how to use the function in the Splunk Data Stream Processor.

Description

Groups a stream of records by one or more field(s) and returns a grouped stream. Because Key_by outputs a GroupedBy stream, this function must be used in conjunction with Merge Events. This function does not show metrics in the UI.

Syntax

Key_by
keys=<fields>

Function Input/Output Schema

Function Input
collection<record<R>>
This function takes in collections of records with schema R.
Function Output
GroupedStream<record<K>, record<V>>
This function outputs records with schema V, grouped on schema K.

Required arguments

keys
syntax: <fields>
Description: The names of the fields to group records.

SPL2 example

Group records by source

...| key_by keys=source |...

Group records by source and host

...| keyby keys=[source, host] |...
Last modified on 02 July, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Data Stream Processor: 1.1.0, 1.2.0


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