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Find support in Lightstep Observability

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If you are having trouble getting data into Lightstep Observability, the Customer Success team will need some info to start the troubleshooting process.

  • Set the verbosity level on your tracers to the maximum level for debugging output.
  • Take screenshots of the issue or share the URL of the page you are viewing and include them with your support request.
  • Download the diagnostics bundle (collector_dump.tar) from the Satellite Diagnostics page. Include the diagnostics bundle with your support request.
  • If the diagnostics page isn’t available, you may also find relevant logging under: /var/log/syslog (on Docker and Debian) /var/log/messages (Amazon Linux)
  • Collect the following information about the tracer you are using:
    • Language
    • Version
    • Initialization lines:
      • Satellite endpoint (e.g. properties.getCollectorHost)
      • Port (e.g. properties.getCollectorPort)