A combination of name and datatype. Used to map unstructured data from a Data Source so machine data can be normalized, allowing easier interactions with the data. Attributes are managed globally; An Attribute can be used on 0, 1 or many Machines. Deleting an attribute is not allowed while in use. Attributes cannot be restored after delete.
|Name||User defined name for the attribute|
|Type||The data type of the attribute, can be Text, Integer, Float or Boolean|