Filters only the input data that match the specified expression.


search [limit=INT] EXPR
Required Parameter

Filter conditions in the form of an expression. For example, you can enter a comparison expression in the form "KEY == VALUE" or "KEY != VALUE" or a boolean expression. You can concatenate conditional expressions using logical operators such as and and or.

Only if the EXPR is true, the data can be passed to the next query command.

Optional Parameter
Maximum number of records to return (default: unlimited).


  1. Filter a log containing the game string literal in the line field (supports wildcards).

    search line == "*game*"
  2. Filter a log where the status code is not 200.

    search status != 200
  3. Search for the case where src_ip is and dst_port is 22.

    search src_ip == ip("") and dst_port == 22