formatTime( ) Query Function

Formats a string according to strftime, similar to unix strftime. See Java documentation for valid Date/Time valid escapes.


Name Type Required Default Description
format string Yes Format string. See Java documentation forvalid Date/Time valid escapes.
field string No @timestamp where to get the current time
as string Yes Specifies the output field
locale string No Specifies the locale such as US or en_GB
timezone string No Specifies the timezone such as GMT, EST or Europe/London. See the full list of supported timezones.

format is the unnamed parameter.


format time

time := formatTime("%Y/%m/%d %H:%M:%S", field=@timestamp, locale=en_US, timezone=Z)