Detailed list of Errors Per Host

The following Splunk search will return a detailed list (by message) of errors associated with hosts running a universal forwarder: index=_internal sourcetype=”splunkd” log_level=”ERROR” | stats sparkline count dc(host) as uniqhosts last(message) as message last(_time) as last first(_time) as first by punct¬† | convert ctime(last) ctime(first) | table message count uniqhosts sparkline first last | sort […]

Continue Reading →

Timestamp vs Indextime of Events (Diagnostic Query)

This query has in the past help me track down issues between forwarders and indexers, and even on occasion finding some time sync issues. Feel free to tweak, modify, and improve upon this query as I’m not 100% certain the math will work in your favor outside of highlighting (positive or negative) time differences! index=* […]

Continue Reading →