How to search for plain text in cloudwatch logs insights?
First, change Row to Text to access the logs as plain text:
Then search in the search field:
Searching on a massive amount of logs in the cloudwatch logs console can be pretty slow, which is where cloudwatch logs insights comes in.
If you want to search for a specific string in cloudwatch logs insights you could do something like
fields @timestamp, @message | filter @message like /your text to search/ | sort @timestamp desc | limit 20