Looking up product code descriptions

Log data can be filled with identification numbers, short codes, error numbers, or other values that don't always make the information easy to read or understand quickly.

This recipe will show you how to add a lookup table to your Operational Intelligence application so that when a product code field is present in an event, a description field can automatically be added and populated with the full description of that product.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server, with the sample data loaded from Chapter 1, Play Time – Getting Data In. You should be familiar with navigating the Splunk user interface.

How to do it…

Follow the steps in this recipe to create an ...

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