Splunk® Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector

Splunk Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector

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Configure the Splunk Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector

Configure your OpenTelemetry Collector

To configure the OpenTelemetry Collector within the add-on, follow these steps:

  1. Create a new configuration file in YAML format for the collector. For more information, see Configure the Collector in the Splunk Observability Cloud documentation.
  2. Edit the default version of your inputs.conf file to point to the new configuration file.
  3. Restart the Splunk universal forwarder.

Activate trace collection

The Splunk Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector does not perform automatic tracing, however, you can manually configure tracing. To configure the Splunk Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector to receive traces from your applications. See Instrument back-end applications to send spans to Splunk APM.

Last modified on 26 October, 2023
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Add-on for OpenTelemetry Collector: 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1.0, 1.2.0


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