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Configuring Dynatrace OpenTelemetry Connection in PowerConnect

Configuring Dynatrace OpenTelemetry Connection in PowerConnect

Category: Information

Priority: Normal

Platform: ABAP

Version: 1 from 01.07.2024


Starting from PowerConnect 8.02, it is possible to send OpenTelemetry traces to Dynatrace. At the moment it requires NW 7.50+ or S/4HANA platforms to collect necessary data.

!It is recommended to send only OpenTelemetry Traces via OpenTelemetry endpoint. Logs still should be send using regular Dynatrace Log connection. In order to route logs to Log endpoints and Traces to trace endpoints manual filter setup is required.

Please ensure all endpoints have appropriate filters assigned as described below.

Following steps needs to be performed to get it setup:

  1. Upload Dynatrace certificate into STRUST (if not yet done).

  2. Administrator->Connection Setup->Upload Scheme

  3. Define Group Def uploading filters to create ZTRACE_ONLY and ZLOGS_ONLY filters

  4. On the right side of the screen press Create OpenTelemetry endpoint


  5. Populate connection details


  6. Change the endpoint parameter client.payload.max_event_size to 0


  7. Check the connection


    In case error message is shown, troubleshooting might be required to ensure outbound connectivity is allowed and SSL is setup properly.

  8. Drag and drop the endpoint from the right side of the screen to the Default Scheme node on left side of the screen. Set the Active flag and populate the filter as shown below:


    Filter definition is mandatory for this endpoint!

  9. Double-click on all existing Log endpoints and assign the ZLOGS_ONLY filter to filter out trace data


    Filter definition is mandatory!

  10. Confirm the dialog and Save changes in Upload Scheme screen.

  11. Activate STATS_TRACE extractor in Administrator->Setup Group Def menu option as described here:

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