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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 12 January, 2021
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 8.0.8
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