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Simple Filters

Simple filters are comprised of a simple stacked list of criteria that can be ordered and flagged to either include or exclude specific contents.

Supported Log Types
Event Log
Syslog
Text Log

How to configure simple filters:

  • From the Menu Bar select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • Select Filter. The New Filter view displays.
  • Use the Name text box to specify a unique name.
  • From the Type drop-down select the type of object to create the filter for.
  • From the Sub type drop-down select Simple. The Simple Filter View displays.
  • Use the Add Add Button button to add new criteria to the filter.
  • Use the Delete Delete Button button to delete the selected criteria.
  • Use the List List Button and Table Table Button toggle buttons to toggle view between a List View and a Table View.
  • Use the Order By Move to Top Button Up Button Drop-Down Button Move to Bottom Button buttons to change the order in which multiple criteria are applied.
Note
Available in the List View.

    Simple Event Log Filters

    • Use the Visibility drop-down to configure to either include or exclude entries that match this criteria.
    • Use the Levels Level Buttonstoggle buttons to include or exclude specific levels.
    • Use the Search Text text box to specify the message search criteria.
      • Optionally use the Match Case Match Case Button to match the case.
      • Optionally use the RegEx Regular Expressions Toggle Button to search using regular expressions.
    • Use the Sources text box to specify the Source to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Categories text box to specify the Source to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Event IDs text box to specify the Event IDs to search for. Comma-separate multiple items. Dash-separate Event ID ranges.
    • Use the Users text box to specify the User to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Hosts text box to specify the Host to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Logs text box to specify the Log to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.

    Simple Syslog Filters

    • Use the Visibility drop-down to configure to either include or exclude entries that match this criteria.
    • Use the Priority check boxes to include or exclude specific priorities.
    • Use the Search Text text box to specify the message search criteria.
      • Optionally use the Match Case Match Case Button button to match the case.
      • Optionally use the RegEx Regular Expressions Toggle Button button to search using regular expressions.
    • Use the Sources text box to specify the Source to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Applications text box to specify the Application to search for (RFC5424). Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Process IDs text box to specify the Process IDs to search for (RFC5424). Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Message IDs text box to specify the Message IDs to search for (RFC5424). Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Data text box to specify the Data to search for (RFC5424). Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Hosts text box to specify the Host to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.

    Simple Text Log Filters

    • Use the Visibility drop-down to configure to either include or exclude entries that match this criteria.
    • Use the Search Text text box to specify the message search criteria.
      • Optionally use the Match Case Match Case Button button to match the case.
      • Optionally use the RegEx Regular Expressions Toggle Button button to search using regular expressions.
    • Use the Hosts text box to specify the Host to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.
    • Use the Logs text box to specify the Log to search for. Comma-separate multiple items.

    Sample Simple Event Log Filter:

    List View

    Sample Simple Event Log Filter Criteria Displayed in a List

    Table View

    Sample Simple Event Log Filter Criteria Displayed in a Table

    Related Topics

    Complex Filters

    Filters