Read this topic to quickly instrument your app using an OpenTelemetry auto-installers. Once you install and configure it to communicate with the Lightstep satellites, all supported frameworks, data stores, and libraries will begin sending trace data to Lightstep. Where should the above link go to?

  1. Download the auto-installer.
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  2. Add a step for anything that needs to be imported.
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  3. Configure your app to communicate with the Lightstep Satellites. You will need to have your Lightstep access token, and if you’re using on-premise Satellites, your Satellite Pool host and port values.

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    On-Premise Satellites

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     DD_TRACE_AGENT_URL=https://<Satellite host>:<Satellite port>
     DD_TRACE_GLOBAL_TAGS="lightstep.service_name:<service_name>,lightstep.access_token:<access_token>"
    

    Public Satellites

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     DD_TRACE_AGENT_URL=https://ingest.lightstep.com:443
     DD_TRACE_GLOBAL_TAGS="lightstep.service_name:<service_name>,lightstep.access_token:<access_token>"
    

    Developer Mode

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     DD_TRACE_AGENT_URL=http://localhost:8360
     DD_TRACE_GLOBAL_TAGS="lightstep.service_name:<service_name>,lightstep.access_token:developer"
    

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  4. Run your app.
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  5. In Lightstep, navigate to the Explorer view to see a latency histogram and view span data.