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Reference Information for Sources

These topics contain reference information for Sources for Installed and Hosted Collectors.

In this section, we'll introduce the following concepts:

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Timestamps, Time Zones, Time Ranges, and Date Formats

Manage timestamps, time zones, time and date ranges, and more.

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Using Wildcards in Paths

Use wildcards in the Source path to collect all files of a certain type.

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Collecting Multiline Logs

Detect log boundaries automatically or with a regular expression.

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Metadata Naming Conventions

Establish naming conventions for your deployment's sources, collectors, and metadata.

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Source Log Encoding

The log encoding supported by Sumo Logic depends on the Source that you use.

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