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telemetry.conf

The following are the spec and example files for telemetry.conf.

telemetry.conf.spec

#   Version 6.5.3
#
# This file contains possible attributes and values for configuring global
# telemetry settings. Please note that enabling these settings would enable
# apps to collect telemetry data about app usage and other properties.
#
# There is no global, default telemetry.conf. Instead, a telemetry.conf may
# exist in each app in Splunk Enterprise.
#
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see
# the documentation located at
# http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles

GLOBAL SETTINGS


# Use the [default] stanza to define any global settings.
#  * You can also define global settings outside of any stanza, at the top
#    of the file.
#  * Each conf file should have at most one default stanza. If there are
#    multiple default stanzas, attributes are combined. In the case of
#    multiple definitions of the same attribute, the last definition in the
#    file wins.
#  * If an attribute is defined at both the global level and in a specific
#    stanza, the value in the specific stanza takes precedence.

[general]

sendLicenseUsage = true|false
* Send the licensing usage information of splunk/app to the app owner
* Defaults to false

sendAnonymizedUsage = true|false
* Send the anonymized usage information about various categories like
  infrastructure, utilization etc of splunk/app to the app owner
* Defaults to false

precheckSendAnonymizedUsage = true|false
* Default value for sending anonymized usage in opt in modal
* Defaults to false

precheckSendLicenseUsage = true|false
* Default value for sending license usage in opt in modal
* Defaults to true

showOptInModal = true|false
* Shows the opt in modal. DO NOT SET! When a user opts in, it will
  automatically be set to false to not show the modal again.
* Defaults to true

deprecatedConfig = true|false
* Setting to determine whether the splunk deployment is following
  best practices for the platform as well as the app
* Defaults to false

precheckSendLicenseUsage = true|false
* Default value for sending license usage in opt in modal
* Defaults to true

precheckSendAnonymizedUsage = true|false
* Default value for sending anonymized usage in opt in modal
* Defaults to false

retryTransaction = <string>
* Setting that is created if the telemetry conf updates cannot be delivered to
  the cluster master for the splunk_instrumentation app.
* Defaults to an empty string

telemetry.conf.example

#   Version 6.5.3
#
# This file contains possible attributes and values for configuring global
# telemetry settings. Please note that enabling these settings would enable
# apps to collect telemetry data about app usage and other properties.
#
# There is no global, default telemetry.conf. Instead, a telemetry.conf may
# exist in each app in Splunk Enterprise.
#
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see
# the documentation located at
# http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles

[general]
sendLicenseUsage = false
sendAnonymizedUsage = false
precheckSendAnonymizedUsage = false
precheckSendLicenseUsage = true
showOptInModal = true
deprecatedConfig = false

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.3


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