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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
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.
optInVersion = <number> * An integer that identifies the set of telemetry data to be collected * Incremented upon installation if the data set collected by Splunk has changed * This field was introduced for version 2 of the telemetry data set. So, when this field is missing, version 1 is assumed. * Should not be changed manually optInVersionAcknowledged = <number> * The latest optInVersion acknowledged by a user on this deployment * While this value is less than the current optInVersion, a prompt for data collection opt-in will be shown to users with the edit_telemetry_settings capability at login * Once a user confirms interaction with this login - regardless of opt-in choice - this number will be set to the value of optInVersion * This gets set regardless of whether the user opts in using the opt-in dialog or the Settings > Instrumentation page * If manually decreased or deleted, then a user that previously acknowledged the opt-in dialog will not be shown the dialog the next time they log in unless the related settings (dismissedInstrumentationOptInVersion and hideInstrumentationOptInModal) in their user-prefs.conf are also changed. * Unset by default 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 Splunk, Inc * Defaults to false sendSupportUsage = true|false * Send the support usage information about various categories like infrastructure, utilization etc of splunk/app to Splunk, Inc * Defaults to false sendAnonymizedWebAnalytics = true|false * Send the anonymized usage information about user interaction with splunk performed through the web UI * 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 true precheckSendSupportUsage = true|false * Default value for sending support usage in opt in modal * Defaults to true showOptInModal = true|false * DEPRECATED - see optInVersion and optInVersionAcknowledged settings * 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 deploymentID = <string> * A uuid used to correlate telemetry data for a single splunk deployment over time. The value is generated the first time a user opts in to sharing telemetry data. 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 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 swaEndpoint = <string> * The URL to which swajs will forward UI analytics events * If blank, swajs sends events to the Splunk MINT CDS endpoint. * Blank by default telemetrySalt = <string> * A salt used to hash certain fields before transmission * Autogenerated as a random UUID when splunk starts scheduledHour = <number> * Time of day, on a 24 hour clock, that the scripted input responsible for collecting telemetry data starts. * The script begins at the top of the hour and completes, including running searches on the primary instance in your deployment, after a few minutes. * Defaults to 3 scheduledDay = <string> * Number representing the weekday on which telemetry data collection is executed * 0 represents Monday * Defaults to every day (*) reportStartDate = <string> * Start date for the next telemetry data collection * Uses format YYYY-MM-DD * Defaults to empty string bufferFlushTimeout = <number> * Timeout for buffer flush, number in seconds * Defaults to 600s onCloudInstance = true|false * Whether the instance is on cloud or on prem * Defaults to false
# 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 sendAnonymizedWebAnalytics = false precheckSendAnonymizedUsage = false precheckSendLicenseUsage = true showOptInModal = true deprecatedConfig = false scheduledHour = 16 reportStartDate = 2017-10-27 scheduledDay = 4 bufferFlushTimeout = 600 onCloudInstance = false
Last modified on 27 March, 2020
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.3
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