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APM integration preparation


z/IRIS supports OTLP traces without configuration. If your APM vendor natively support OTLP, z/IRIS will be able to enable mainframe tracing with the APM software product.

Instana APM

To enable z/IRIS integration with Instana, please see the following environment preparations

Open-source mainframe monitoring preparations

InfluxDB time series database

Apache Kafka preparations

The cluster should be accessible over the network.

For more details, refer to our Apache configuration guide for z/IRIS.

Supported SMF Records

Turn SMF records into APM traces and metrics. For more details see our SMF Records Matrix.

z/IRIS IronTap servers

z/IRIS z/OS Clients