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.
|User defined name for the attribute
|The data type of the attribute, can be Text, Integer, Float or Boolean
|Machine Monitoring : 02 - Machine Attributes
|Machine Monitoring : 03 - Event Editor
|Machine Monitoring : 10 - Used Machine Type Aspects can't be Deleted