Sort Command

Use this command to sort logs according to specified fields.


sort [+|-] <field_name> (,[+|-]<field_name>)*


The following table lists the parameters used with this command, along with their descriptions.

Parameter Description


Use this parameter to specify the field according to which you want the results sorted.

+ | —

Specify + to sort the results in ascending order, and - to sort the results in descending order. If neither + nor - are specified, then the results are organized in ascending order, by default.

For examples of using this command in typical scenarios, see:

The following query returns the list of fatal logs, arranged in descending order, according to time.

Severity = fatal | fields Time, Target, 'Target Type' | sort -Time