IMPORTANT: No additional bug fixes or documentation updates will be released for this version. For the latest information, see the current release documentation.
ECS fields follow a series of guidelines, to ensure a consistent and predictable feel, across various use cases.
If you’re new to ECS and would like an introduction on implementing and using the schema, check out the Getting Started guide.
Whether you’re trying to recall a field name, implementing a solution that follows ECS, or proposing a change to the schema, the Guidelines and Best Practices section will help get you there.
Design Principles are a set of considerations used to help guide the ECS project.
If you’re wondering how to best capture event details that don’t map to existing ECS fields, head over to Custom Fields.
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