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Logs Search

Logs are a type of stream supported in ZincObserve, logs search screen offers users of application with various functionalities like filtering logs based on specified criteria and/or time window , one can additionally leverage query functions to deduce data during query time.

Logs search offer two modes :

  1. intelisense mode where user can select and/or deduce fields(using query functions) , specify where clauses for filterining
  2. full sql mode where user can write sql to get data from specific logs steam

To navigate to logs in ZincObserve , select preferred organization using organization selection control, then click on Logs menu , which will take user to logs screen. Logs screen lists all log streams for selected organization.


Logs screen details :

  1. Controls to toggle visibility or query mode for search,query, fields & histogram control toggle visbility of Query editor(3) , Fields(6) & Histogram(5) respectively. SQL mode toggle query mode to intelisense mode or full sql mode , based on SQL mode Syntaz guide is shown to user.
  2. Controls for absolute & relative date-time selection , refresh options for screen & initianting search
  3. Query editor , the behaviour which is affected by sql mode , one can use inbuilt functions like match all, match_all_ignore_case or can write complete sql for search
  4. Name of stream belonging to organization which will be target for search , one can change the target stream by selecting one from list
  5. Histogram depicting details like how many records are being shown out of total number of records & total scanned volumn(size in mb) elligible for search criteria provided
  6. List of all fields belonging to stream , one can choose to add the field to add to query(3) or to search results table(7)
  7. Search results pane , displaying all matching records