Splunk® Data Stream Processor

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Rename

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

Description

Use the rename function to rename one or more fields. If you want to rename fields with similar names, you can use a wildcard character.

Function Input
collection<record<R>>
This function takes in collections of records with schema R.
Function Output
collection<record<S>>
This function outputs the same collection of records but with a different schema S.

Syntax

The required syntax is in bold.

rename
<wc-source-field> AS <wc-target-field> ["," <wc-source-field> AS <wc-target-field>]...

Required arguments

source-field
Syntax: <string>
Description: The name of a field in your data to rename. You can use a wild card character in the field name. Names with anything other than a-z, A-Z, 0-9, or the underscore ( _ ) character must be enclosed in single-quotation marks. This includes the wildcard character ( * ).
target-field
Syntax: AS <string>
Description: The name you want to use as the replacement name for the field. You can use a wild card character in the field name. Names with anything other than a-z, A-Z, 0-9, or the underscore ( _ ) character must be enclosed in single-quotation marks. This includes the wildcard character ( * ).

SPL2 example

Rename the time field to timestamp

...|rename time AS timestamp |...;
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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