This documentation is provided as a reference for users who may wish to evaluate or explore OTLP Metrics as it’s being developed.
For more information on our OpenTelemetry metrics SDK support, please see our documentation on the OpenTelemetry Metrics Protocol.
This protocol and specification is still undergoing development, so it is not suggested for production use at this time by Lightstep.
- OpenTelemetry SDK supporting OTLP 0.5+
You must have a Lightstep access token for the project to report metrics to.
Configuration options vary per OpenTelemetry SDK, so please refer to the upstream documentation for your language. In general, you will need the following information:
- Headers: Use a key of
lightstep-access-tokenwith a value set to your project access token