Dynatrace Forwarding

This page explains how to forward logs to Dynatrace from Apica.

To Generate an API Key from Dynatrace, please follow the instructions in this link.

Steps to Create New Relic Forwarding

To forward your logs to Dynatrace, begin by logging into Apica's website.

  • Navigate to the Create tab and select the option for Forwarder.

  • Next, choose Dynatrace(HTTP event collector) from the available options; this will bring up a new form with fields such as API Key, Host, Tags, etc. Fill out the required data in these fields and click Create.

Create Forwarder:

Api_Key:       <DYNATRACE-API-KEY>
Tags:          logflow
Type:          _json
Name:          Dynatrace
  • Next, head over to the Explore page and pick out a namespace you wish to forward your logs to Dynatrace.

  • Click on the three dots icon located next to the calendar and opt for Map Forwarder; this will open a new modal that allows you to choose the newly created Dynatrace forwarder schema (this can be identified via its Dynatrace icon).

  • Confirm your selection by clicking OK.

  • A successful mapping is indicated by a popup showing that namespace-application pairs are connected with respective forwarders; additionally, you'll notice an updated Namespace Forwarder status in effect.

  • Your logs are now being forwarded to Dynatrace.

To help make the steps easier to understand, below are the screenshots illustrating each of the instructions given above.

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