Split Processoredit

Splits a field into an array using a separator character. Only works on string fields.

Table 55. Split Options

Name Required Default Description

field

yes

-

The field to split

separator

yes

-

A regex which matches the separator, eg , or \s+

target_field

no

field

The field to assign the split value to, by default field is updated in-place

ignore_missing

no

false

If true and field does not exist, the processor quietly exits without modifying the document

if

no

-

Conditionally execute this processor.

on_failure

no

-

Handle failures for this processor. See Handling Failures in Pipelines.

ignore_failure

no

false

Ignore failures for this processor. See Handling Failures in Pipelines.

tag

no

-

An identifier for this processor. Useful for debugging and metrics.


{
  "split": {
    "field": "my_field",
    "separator": "\\s+" 
  }
}

Treat all consecutive whitespace characters as a single separator