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Supervisor πŸ”—

The Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector uses the Smart Agent receiver with the supervisor monitor type to retrieve the state of processes running by the Supervisor.

This integration is available for Kubernetes, Windows, and Linux.

Benefits πŸ”—

After you configure the integration, you can access these features:

Installation πŸ”—

Follow these steps to deploy this integration:

  1. Deploy the Splunk Distribution of the OpenTelemetry Collector to your host or container platform:

  2. Configure the integration, as described in the Configuration section.

  3. Restart the Splunk Distribution of the OpenTelemetry Collector.

Configuration πŸ”—

To use this integration of a Smart Agent monitor with the Collector:

  1. Include the Smart Agent receiver in your configuration file.

  2. Add the monitor type to the Collector configuration, both in the receiver and pipelines sections.

Example πŸ”—

To activate this integration, add the following to your Collector configuration:

    type: supervisor
    ...  # Additional config

Next, add the monitor to the service.pipelines.metrics.receivers section of your configuration file:

      receivers: [smartagent/supervisor]

Configuration settings πŸ”—

The following table shows the configuration options for this monitor:








The host/IP address of the Supervisor XML-RPC API. Used to build

the url option if a URL is not provided.




The port of the Supervisor XML-RPC API. Used to build the

url option if a URL not provided. For example, localhost. The default value is 9001.




If true, the monitor connects to the Supervisor using the HTTPS

protocol instead of the HTTP protocol. The default value is false.




The URL path to use for the scrape URL for Supervisor. The

default value is /RPC2.




URL on which to scrape Supervisor XML-RPC API. If this is not

provided, it’s derived from the host, port, useHTTPS, and path options. For example, http://localhost:9001/RPC2.

Metrics πŸ”—

The following metrics are available for this integration:

Notes πŸ”—

  • 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 πŸ”—

If you are a Splunk Observability Cloud customer and are not able to see your data in Splunk Observability Cloud, you can get help in the following ways.

Available to Splunk Observability Cloud customers

Available to prospective customers and free trial users

  • Ask a question and get answers through community support at Splunk Answers .

  • Join the Splunk #observability user group Slack channel to communicate with customers, partners, and Splunk employees worldwide. To join, see Chat groups in the Get Started with Splunk Community manual.

This page was last updated on May 29, 2024.