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OpenTelemetry receiver

Posted by Mart Liu | Co-founder & CTO at ObserveAny on Aug 11, 2023

Without any configuration, your application can submit metrics and trace to ObserveAny using the OpenTelemetry instrumentation and SDKs.

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  1. Download opentelemetry-javaagent.jar form Release of the opentelemetry-java-instrumentation repository and place the JAR in your preferred directory.

  2. Add -javaagent:path/to/opentelemetry-javaagent.jar and other config to your JVM startup arguments and launch your app.

    java -javaagent:path/to/opentelemetry-javaagent.jar 
        -jar myapp.jar
    # or
    export JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS="-javaagent:path/to/opentelemetry-javaagent.jar"
    export OTEL_SERVICE_NAME="your-service-name"
    export OTEL_EXPORTER_OTLP_HEADERS="Authentication=<token>"
    export OTEL_EXPORTER_OTLP_TRACES_ENDPOINT="<NAMESPACE>.metrics.observeany.com:4317"
    java -jar myapp.jar
  3. Configure ObserveAny collector entpoint