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Instrument Python applications for Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Python provides a Python agent that automatically instruments your Python application to capture and report distributed traces to Splunk APM.

To get started:

  1. Check that your environment meets the requirements. See Requirements for the Python agent.

  2. Instrument your Python application. See Instrument a Python application automatically.

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See configuration settings.

Note

The SignalFX Python Agent is deprecated. For instructions on how to migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Python, see Migrate from the SignalFx Python Agent.