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Advanced configuration for Linux 🔗

The following sections describe available settings for configuring the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector for Linux.

Change the default configuration file 🔗

The Collector comes with a default configuration as explained in Collector default configuration.

See full_config_linux.yaml for extended configuration options. This configuration requires using OpenTelemetry Collector Contrib project or a similar distribution.

After you modify the configuration, restart the Collector service. For example:

sudo systemctl restart splunk-otel-collector

You can view splunk-otel-collector service logs and errors in the systemd journal using the following command:

sudo journalctl -u splunk-otel-collector