Splunk APM exporter 🔗
The Splunk APM (SAPM) exporter allows the OpenTelemetry Collector to send traces to Splunk Observability Cloud. The supported pipeline types are
traces. See Configure pipelines for more information.
Get started 🔗
By default, the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector includes the SAPM exporter in the
traces pipeline when deploying in agent or gateway modes. See Collector deployment modes for more information.
Sample configurations 🔗
The following example shows a SAPM exporter instance configure for a maximum of 100 connections and 8 workers:
exporters: sapm: access_token: <access_token> access_token_passthrough: true endpoint: https://ingest.<realm>.signalfx.com/v2/trace max_connections: 100 num_workers: 8 service: pipelines: # To complete the configuration, include the exporter in a traces metrics pipeline. traces: receivers: [nop] processors: [nop] exporters: [sapm]
The following example shows all available settings:
exporters: sapm/customname: # Endpoint is the destination to where traces are sent in SAPM format. # The endpoint must be a full URL and include the scheme, port, and path. # For example, https://ingest.us0.signalfx.com/v2/trace endpoint: test-endpoint # Authentication token provided by Splunk Observability Cloud. access_token: abcd1234 # Number of workers that should be used to export traces. # The exporter can make as many requests in parallel as the number of workers. num_workers: 3 # Used to set a limit to the maximum idle HTTP connections the exporter can keep open. max_connections: 45 access_token_passthrough: false # Timeout for every attempt to send data to the back end. # The default value is 5s. timeout: 10s sending_queue: enabled: true num_consumers: 2 queue_size: 10 retry_on_failure: enabled: true initial_interval: 10s max_interval: 60s max_elapsed_time: 10m service: pipelines: traces: receivers: [nop] processors: [nop] exporters: [sapm]
In the endpoint URL,
realm is the Observability Cloud realm, for example,
us0. To find the realm name of your account, follow these steps:
Open the left navigation menu in Observability Cloud.
Select your username.
The realm name appears in the Organizations section.
To send SAPM data through a proxy, configure proxy settings as environment variables. See Configure proxy settings for more information.
The following table shows the configuration options for the SAPM exporter:
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