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OMC HOW-TO: Easily Create a CSV Log Parser

edited Dec 31, 2018 12:40PM in Management


A simple way to create a log analytics log parser for CSV or other delimited files


When creating a regex parse expression for a CSV delineated file, one approach that works fairly well is to use a series of regex captures like this:



What this means is capture anything that is not a comma up until there is a comma following. You can then chain as many of these together as you need to capture the given log. In the example above, it shows 5 columns, so you would have a regex expression like this:


Note that you leave the comma off at the end.


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