OTLP exporter 🔗
The OTLP exporter sends metrics, traces, and logs through gRPC using the OTLP format. See Process your data with pipelines for more information. The supported pipeline types are
logs. By default, this exporter requires TLS and provides queued retry capabilities.
For information on the OTLP/HTTP exporter, see OTLP/HTTP exporter.
Get started 🔗
The OTLP exporter is included in the Splunk Distribution of OpenTelemetry Collector default configuration in host monitoring (agent) mode for all data pipelines:
logs. Learn more in Collector default configuration and Collector deployment modes.
The following settings are required:
endpoint. Address to which the exporter is going to send OTLP data, using the gRPC protocol.
No default value.
gRPC supports DNS as the default name-system. To learn more about the valid name syntax, see gRCP Name Resolution in GitHub.
If you’re using a scheme of
https, then client transport security is enabled and overrides the
tls. See TLS Configuration Settings in this document for the full set of available options.
tls: insecureis set to
Mutual TLS (mTLS) is also supported. See more at TLS/mTLS configuration in GitHub.
Sample configurations 🔗
This is a sample configuration for the exporter:
exporters: otlp: endpoint: otelcol2:4317 tls: cert_file: file.cert key_file: file.key otlp/2: endpoint: otelcol2:4317 tls: insecure: true
Configure gzip compression 🔗
By default, gzip compression is enabled. To turn it off, use the following configuration:
exporters: otlp: ... compression: none
The following table shows the configuration options for the OTLP exporter:
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