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Calculates the average of the values in a specified column of the search query results.


avg [column_name]

Required Arguments


Syntax: <character string>

Description: The name of a column header that has numeric values

Optional Arguments



For each event in the search query results that has the specified column_name with a numeric value, adds the value to the cumulative sum, and when it has reached the last event, divides the cumulative sum by the number of events to get the average.


Example 1:  

* in log.access | avg Bytes Sent 

From the events in access log, returns the average of the values in column Bytes Sent.

Example 2:  

http in log.iis log | avg time-taken | group by sc-status 

From the events in log.iss log that contain http in their column values, returns the average of the values in column time-taken, grouped according to the value of the sc-status column.

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