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Matano allows you to transform your data into a normalized form. The transformation is specified using the Vector ReMap Language (VRL).

Using Matano managed log sources

If you're using a Matano managed log source, a transformation will be applied for you and you don't need to write a VRL expression to transform your data.


To apply a transformation to your log source, specify a VRL expression to transform your data as a string in the transform.vrl key in your log_source.yml file.

vrl: |
_date, err = to_timestamp(.json.eventTime)
if err == null {
.ts = to_unix_timestamp(_date, "milliseconds")

Writing transformation VRL expressions

The input to your VRL expression is a single record from your data source. The output of the VRL expression is the transformed record.