Let's create a chart that will visualize web traffic. WebLogs generated by Eventgen are simulated data from a web application with varied status codes. Every line in the web log is a request from a web client (such as the browser or mobile device). In effect, the sum of all the requests and status codes equals the entire traffic of the web application.
To create a chart, do the following:
- First, change the time range to Last 7 days.
- Change Split Rows to _time and leave Periods as the default, as shown next. This is equivalent to using the timechart function in SPL without specifying a span. Leave the default sorting value as well:
- Click Add To Table. The results will change to show seven rows, with the sum ...