This documentation refers to configuring the standalone (legacy) APM Server. This method of running APM Server will be deprecated and removed in a future release. Please consider upgrading to Fleet and the APM integration. If you’ve already upgraded, please see Input settings instead.
To configure APM Server, edit the configuration file. The default
configuration file is called
apm-server.yml. The location of the file
varies by platform. To locate the file, see Directory layout.
See the Config File Format for more about the structure of the config file.
The following topics describe how to configure APM Server: