Setup

First and most important thing is, SkyWalking Satellite startup behaviours are driven by configs/satellite_config.yaml. Understanding the setting file will help you to read this document.

Startup script

Startup Script

bin/startup.sh 

satellite_config.yaml

The core concept behind this setting file is, SkyWalking Satellite is based on pure modularization design. End user can switch or assemble the collector features by their own requirements.

So, in satellite_config.yaml, there are three parts.

  1. The common configurations.
  2. The sharing plugin configurations.
  3. The pipe plugin configurations.
  1. Overriding settings in satellite_config.yaml is supported