Refinery Transformation Regex Reference

Review these sample regex patterns for the Chaos Refinery®.

Some sample regular expression (regex) patterns for common transformations. If you have some popular patterns for transformations, we welcome your suggestions for additions to this reference.

Refinery Regex Examples:

AWS ELB Logs – Parse Body Field

(?:(\\w+:\\w+:\\w+:\\w+-\\w+-\\d+:\\d{12}+)):(\\S+)\\s(?:(\\D\\w+\\D)(\\S+)") (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+) (\\S+)

Common field names added, 15 fields in total:

body.arn
targetGroup
body.root
body.traceID
body.domain_name
body.chosen_cert_arn
body.matched_rule_priority
body.request_creation_time
body.actions_executed
body.redirect_url
body.error_reason
body.target_port_list
body.target_status_code_list
body.classification
body.classification_reason

IP Address Transformation

The following pattern transforms an IP address into its component fields of address class, subnet, network, and host.

(\\d+)\\.(\\d+)\\.(\\d+)\\.(\\d+)

A sample screen shows this transformation:

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IP Address and Port Separation

The following pattern could be used to transform an 1.2.3.4:1234 address form column into two fields, one that contains the IP address and one for the port:

(^(?:[0-9]{1,3}\\.){3}[0-9]{1,3}):(\\d+)
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Request Breakdown

(\\w+) (\\S+) (\\w+.\\d.\\d)
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AWS ARN KMS Separation

(\\w+):(\\w+):(\\w+):(\\w+-\\w+-\\d+):(\\d{12}+):(\\S+)
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URI Stem

https:\\/\\/(\\S+):(\\d+)(\\S+)
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