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Returns typeahead on a specified prefix and returns a max of count results. Can be targeted to an index and restricted by time.


typeahead prefix=<string> count=<int> [max_time=<int>] [<index-specifier>] [<starttimeu>] [<endtimeu>] [collapse]

Required arguments

Syntax: prefix=<string>
Description: The full search string to return typeahead information.
Syntax: count=<int>
Description: The maximum number of results to return.

Optional arguments

Syntax: index=<string>
Description: Search the specified index instead of the default index.
Syntax: max_time=<int>
Description: The maximum time in seconds that typeahead can run. If max_time=0, there is no limit.
Syntax: starttimeu=<int>
Description: Set the start time to N seconds since the epoch (Unix time).
Default: 0
Syntax: endtimeu=<int>
Description: Set the end time to N seconds since the epoch (Unix time).
Default: now
Syntax: collapse=<bool>
Description: Specify whether to collapse terms that are a prefix of another term and the event count is the same.
Default: true


Example 1: Return typeahead information for sources in the "_internal" index.

| typeahead prefix=source count=10 index=_internal


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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.5, 4.3.6, 4.3.7

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