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Create ingestion rules to manage and lower Lightstep metric costs.
Lightstep offers role-based access control (RBAC) to features and functionality. You can add users manually or automatically via domain allowing, authorizing any user at the domain access without an explicit invitation.
You need to supply a Lightstep Observability API Key as the Authorization header for all API requests, using the bearer identifier. You also may need API keys when you integrate Lightstep Observability with other applications.
Microsatellites require keys to authenticate and communicate with Lightstep Observability. You need to create a Satellite key when you install and configure Microsatellites.
Lightstep Observability use access tokens to identify the project the tracer is reporting for. Microsatellites need this token to accept and store span data from the tracer.
You can have several projects in Lightstep Observability. For example, you might have one project for your development environment and one for production. Or you may have projects for different areas of your application while they're in development.
Security teams commonly have questions about running Lightstep Observability as part of their production environment. This document summarizes how you can categorize and evaluate Lightstep Observability from a security perspective.
Lightstep Observability automatically determines how well your services are instrumented and performing, and sends email notifications that let you know how you're doing.
The span data that you view and use in Lightstep Observability for observability into your system depends on the quality of your tracing instrumentation. Lightstep Observability analyzes the instrumentation on your services and determines how you can improve it to make Lightstep Observability work even better for you.
Lightstep Observability's pricing plan is based on seats and services. You can monitor the number of seats and services currently in use.
When you integrate Lightstep Observability with Slack, you can copy a link to a specific Explorer query or Trace View page, post it into any Slack channel in your workspace, and all the pertinent info from that page displays in the Slack channel.
Lightstep Observability allows you to configure the amount of time your data is stored to match your company's data rentention policy.
Learn how your metric and trace data is retained in Lightstep and the data retention period for each.
You can use Azure Active Directory (AD) to handle authentication and SSO for users.
You can use OneLogin to handle authentication and SSO for users.
You can edit the metadata associated with metrics reporting to your Lightstep Observability project.