SignalFx receiver 🔗
The SignalFx receiver allows the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector to collect metrics and logs in SignalFx proto format. Supported pipeline types are
logs. See Configure pipelines for more information.
For more information on the SignalFx proto format, see Send Traces, Metrics, and Events in the Splunk Developer Program documentation.
For information on the exporter, see SignalFx exporter.
Get started 🔗
By default, the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector includes the SignalFx receiver in the
logs/signalfx pipelines when deploying in agent mode. See Collector deployment modes for more information.
Don’t remove the
signalfx receiver from the default configuration. If you need to change its settings, use the existing receiver or create a separate receiver configuration.
Sample configurations 🔗
The default configuration of the
signalfx receiver in the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector is the following:
receivers: signalfx: endpoint: 0.0.0.0:9943 # Whether to preserve incoming access token and # use instead of exporter token. Default value is false. #access_token_passthrough: true
When adding the SignalFx receiver, configure both the metrics and logs pipelines. Make sure to also add the SignalFx exporter as in the following example:
service: pipelines: metrics: receivers: [signalfx] processors: [memory_limiter, batch] exporters: [signalfx] logs: receivers: [signalfx] processors: [memory_limiter, batch] exporters: [signalfx]
The following table shows the configuration options for the SignalFx receiver:
If you use the
access_token_passthrough setting with any exporter other than the SignalFx exporter, the receiver might reveal all organization access tokens. Only use the SignalFx receiver with the SignalFx exporter when activating this setting.
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