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Version 8.0.5 This file contains possible attributes and values you can use to configure event discovery through the search command "typelearner." There is an eventdiscoverer.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default/. To set custom configurations, place an eventdiscoverer.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/. For examples, see eventdiscoverer.conf.example. You must restart Splunk to enable configurations. To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the documentation located at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles
Use the [default] stanza to define any global settings. * You can also define global settings outside of any stanza, at the top of the file. * Each conf file should have at most one default stanza. If there are multiple default stanzas, attributes are combined. In the case of multiple definitions of the same attribute, the last definition in the file wins. * If an attribute is defined at both the global level and in a specific stanza, the value in the specific stanza takes precedence. ignored_keywords = <comma-separated list of terms> * If you find that event types have terms you do not want considered (for example, "mylaptopname"), add that term to this list. * Terms in this list are never considered for defining an event type. * For more details, refer to $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default/eventdiscoverer.conf). * Default = "sun, mon, tue,..." ignored_fields = <comma-separated list of fields> * Similar to ignored_keywords, except these are fields as defined in Splunk instead of terms. * Defaults include time-related fields that would not be useful for defining an event type. important_keywords = <comma-separated list of terms> * When there are multiple possible phrases for generating an eventtype search, those phrases with important_keyword terms are favored. For example, "fatal error" would be preferred over "last message repeated", as "fatal" is an important keyword. * Default = "abort, abstract, accept,..." * For the full default setting, see $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default/eventdiscoverer.conf.
# Version 8.0.5 # # This is an example eventdiscoverer.conf. These settings are used to control # the discovery of common eventtypes used by the typelearner search command. # # To use one or more of these configurations, copy the configuration block into # eventdiscoverer.conf in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/. You must restart # Splunk to enable configurations. # # To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the # documentation located at # http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles # Terms in this list are never considered for defining an eventtype. ignored_keywords = foo, bar, application, kate, charlie # Fields in this list are never considered for defining an eventtype. ignored_fields = pid, others, directory
Last modified on 26 June, 2020
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.5
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