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Instrument Java applications for Splunk Observability Cloud 🔗

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Java provides a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) agent that automatically adds APM instrumentation to your Java application. The instrumentation captures distributed traces and sends them to Splunk Observability Cloud.

To instrument your Java application, follow these steps:

  1. Check compatibility and requirements. See Java agent compatibility and requirements.

  2. Instrument your Java application. See Instrument a Java application for Splunk Observability Cloud.

  3. Configure your instrumentation. See Configure the Java agent.

For more information, see About the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Java.

Note

The SignalFx Java Agent is deprecated and will reach End of Support on December 17th, 2022. To migrate to the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Java, see Migrate from the SignalFx Java Agent.