Send APM data to Elastic

Required role

The Admin role or higher is required to send APM data to Elastic. To learn more, refer to Assign user roles and privileges.

Want to get started quickly? See Get started with traces and APM.

Send APM data to Elastic with:

  • Elastic APM agents: Elastic APM agents are lightweight libraries you install in your applications and services. They automatically instrument supported technologies, and offer APIs for custom code instrumentation.
  • OpenTelemetry: OpenTelemetry is a set of APIs, SDKs, tooling, and integrations that enable the capture and management of telemetry data from your services and applications.

Elastic also supports instrumentation of AWS Lambda functions.

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