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Monitor Splunk APM subscription usage 🔗

Note

Use this topic to understand general aspects of subscription usage and consumption for Splunk APM. For more detailed billing-related queries, contact your Splunk Account Team.

View Splunk APM subscription usage data to monitor your organization’s usage against its subscription plan and limits.

Prerequisite 🔗

To view the APM subscription usage page, you must have the admin or usage role.

View APM subscription usage 🔗

Go to Settings then Subscription Usage and select the APM tab. Depending on your org subscription model, this might be Settings then Billing and Usage.

The subscription usage page displays the following information about your organization’s usage:

  • The type of plan

  • The subscription limits for your subscription plan. This information is available when you select a tile on the subscription usage page.

  • The monthly billed value of each subscription limit. This information is available when you select a tile on the subscription usage page.

Note

The APM subscription usage page displays a tile for Monitoring MetricSets (MMS), but the metric that powers the chart is not currently available on the subscription usage page. Select View Detailed Usage Reports to view your current histogram MMS data. For more information about detailed usage reports, see View Splunk APM usage reports for your subscription plan.

For any questions about subscription usage, contact tech support or your sales representative.

How APM calculates usage 🔗

APM calculates usage for your subscription plan. There are 2 types of subscription plans: host or traces analyzed per minute (TAPM). To learn more about how APM monitors billing and usage for each subscription plan type, see Analyze Splunk APM subscription usage data for your subscription plan.

Download detailed usage reports 🔗

Download detailed usage reports for recent usage periods to better understand your usage. Reports break down usage in a usage period and provide the following information:

  • The number of billed hosts and containers, if applicable. Host and container data is available per minute.

  • The number of billed TAPM, if applicable. TAPM data is available per minute.

  • The billed trace volume. Trace volume data is available per minute.

  • The number of billed Troubleshooting MetricSets (TMS). TMS data is available per minute.

  • The number of billed Monitoring MetricSets (MMS). MMS data is only available for histogram MMS and is only available in the usage report. MMS data is available at 10-minute intervals.

For more information about detailed usage reports, see View Splunk APM usage reports for your subscription plan.