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Instrument Python applications for Splunk Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Python provides a Python agent that automatically adds APM instrumentation to your Python application. The instrumentation captures distributed traces and sends them to Splunk Observability Cloud.

To instrument your Python application, follow these steps:

  1. Check compatibility and requirements. See Python agent compatibility and requirements.

  2. Instrument your Python application. See Instrument a Python application for Splunk Observability Cloud.

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See Configure the Python agent.

For more information, see About the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Python.

Note

The SignalFx Python Agent is deprecated and will reach End of Support on December 17th, 2022. To migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Python, see Migrate from the SignalFx Tracing Library for Python.