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OMC HOW-TO: Creating an Advanced Log Parser for Exawatcher VMStat Output

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edited Oct 14, 2018 4:01AM in Observability & Management 2 comments


This guide shows how to create an advaced parser using data filters, parser functions to make major transformations to a log file before ingesting



This how-to shows advanced features in Log Analytics to parse a log file that has a lot of numeric metric-type data to ingest it into Log Analytics for analysis. In addition to showing how to create a source and parser for Exawatcher VMStat, this document will also explain several advanced features of Log Analytics Parsing and Data Filters that you can make use of for other types of logs as well.


The following is an example of the Exawatcher VMStat Log:


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