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CPU ๐Ÿ”—


If youโ€™re using the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector and want to collect CPU utilization metrics, use the native OTel component Host metrics receiver.

Configuration settings ๐Ÿ”—

If youโ€™re still using this monitor with the Smart Agent (deprecated), these are the configuration options:








If true, stats are generated for the system as a whole as well as for each individual CPU/core in the system, and are distinguished by the cpu dimension. If false, stats are only generated for the system as a whole, and donโ€™t include a cpu dimension. (default: false)

Metrics ๐Ÿ”—

The following metrics are available for this integration:

Notes ๐Ÿ”—

  • Learn more about the available metric types in Observability Cloud.

  • Default metrics are those metrics included in host-based subscriptions in Observability Cloud, such as host, container, or bundled metrics. Custom metrics are not provided by default and might be subject to charges. See more about metric categories.

  • To add additional metrics, see how to configure extraMetrics using the Collector.

Troubleshooting ๐Ÿ”—

If you are not able to see your data in Splunk Observability Cloud, try these tips:

To learn about even more support options, see Splunk Customer Success.