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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. The default value is false.

Metrics ๐Ÿ”—

The following metrics are available for this integration:

Notes ๐Ÿ”—

  • To learn more about the available in Splunk Observability Cloud see Metric types

  • In host-based subscription plans, default metrics are those metrics included in host-based subscriptions in Splunk Observability Cloud, such as host, container, or bundled metrics. Custom metrics are not provided by default and might be subject to charges. See Metric categories for more information.

  • In MTS-based subscription plans, all metrics are custom.

  • To add additional metrics, see how to configure extraMetrics in Add additional metrics

Troubleshooting ๐Ÿ”—

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This page was last updated on May 29, 2024.