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Instana App for Splunk

Overview
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The Instana App for Splunk works together with the Instana Add-on for Splunk and provides a set of dashboards to visualize Instana data in Splunk. This app allows you to apply predictive analytics to your APM data and correlate Instana data with all of your other data (wire data, logs, server data, infrastructure data, etc.) in Splunk.

Instana App for Splunk

What's Needed?


Instana Performance Metrics Configuration

Installation

The installation consists of installing both the Instana Add-on for Splunk and the Instana App for Splunk.
- The Add-on is responsible for executing the rest API calls and collecting the data from Instana.
- The App provides a collection of dashboards and saved searches.

To install, navigate to Apps --> Manage Apps and select the “Install app from File” button. Specify the location of the file you downloaded and install it.

Configuration

The Instana Add-on for Splunk contains a global configuration for your Instana account URL and API authorization token.

Enter those values on the Configuration tab in the Add-on. You will find the settings in the Add-On Settings tab.

Next, create a new Input for the data you wish to collect via the Inputs menu -> Create New Input option. Each Input requires 4 parameters:
- Input Name
- Pollling interval
- Splunk Index to use
- Instana search filter that you would like to run (you can copy this directly from Instana's search bar)

To retrieve metrics for all web applications and websites use this filter:

entity.pluginId:logicalwebapp OR entity.pluginId:browserLogicalService

To retrieve metrics for all databases:

entity.selfType:database 

Note: This Add-on can be used for entities (Instana Snapshots) that contains the following 4 metrics:
- latency ==> Average Response Time
- count ==> Calls per second
- error_rate ==> Error Rate
- instances ==> number of instances running this entity

Start Searching

Once the Instana Add-on for Splunk is installed and configured you can execute searches using:

sourcetype="instana:metrics"

Sending Instana Issues to Splunk

Instana automatically monitors for "Issues" within your monitored environment. To have Instana send Splunk Notifications when Issues are triggered, you will setup 2 components; a Splunk HEC Token and an Instana Alerting Integration for Splunk.

Splunk HTTP Event Collector (HEC) Token

  • In Splunk, navigate to Settings --> HTTP Event Collector and create a "New Token". Note the token value as you'll need to use that in the Instana Alerting Integration.

Instana Alerting Integration for Splunk

  • In Instana, configure an "Integration" in your user "Settings". You can find this in your User Account in the upper right corner of the website. Follow the menus from Settings --> Alerting --> Integration then click on the Splunk button. Once here enter the URL for your Splunk server (https://<your_splunk_server>:8088/services/collector) and the Splunk HEC token you created above.
  • To configure which events are sent to Splunk go to Settings --> Alerting --> Configurations and select the event types and optionally define a filter, then select the Splunk integration.

Now, when Instana triggers an issue, it will be automatically sent to Splunk!

Start Searching

Start Searching using:

sourcetype="instana:issues"

Release Notes

Version 1.0.3
June 28, 2018

Updated Issues dashboard to support native Splunk integration released in Instana July 2018.

Version 1.0.2
May 25, 2018

Initial Release.

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