Splunk® Cloud Services

SPL2 Search Reference

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search command overview

Use the search command to retrieve events from one or more index datasets, or to filter search results that are already in memory.

You can retrieve events from your datasets using keywords, quoted phrases, wildcards, and field-value expressions. When the search command is not the first command in the pipeline, it is used to filter the results of the previous command.

Syntax

The required syntax is in bold.

search <search-expression>


See also

search command
search command syntax details
search command usage
search command examples
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Cloud Services: current


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