Used to display the first specified number of events resulting from a Simple Search, or the first specified number of summary table entries resulting from a Complex Search.
first [number_of_results] for each [group]
Description: The number of first search results to display
for each group
Syntax: for each <column name>
Description: The column name on which the first specific number should display.
When used immediately following a Simple Search query, returns the specified number of first events resulting from the search. When used immediately following a Complex Search query, returns the specified number of first entries from the summary table resulting from the search.
* in log.access | first 32
Returns the first 32 events from access log.
http in log.iis log| max time-taken | group by c-ip | first 21
Returns the max time-taken value from events in log.iis log having http in their column values, for the first 21 c-ip values only.
error in log.xpologlog | count | group by class, method | first 2 for each class
Returns the 2 methods that appeared most in each class in log.xpologlog log having error in their column values.
error in log.xpologlog | count | group by message | interval 1 hour | first 2 for each interval
Returns the 2 messages that appeared most in each 1-hour interval in log.xpologlog log having error in their column values.