Section provides a /federate endpoint from which you can gather live metrics pertaining to your account. The systems underlying this endpoint are Prometheus systems. But the metrics returned are OpenMetrics compatible, and therefore you can use any compatible tooling in order to process them.
Connecting to Section’s /federate Endpoint
To setup remote collection for any of the following 3rd party systems you will need to collect the following information from Section Console:
SECTION_ACCOUNT_IDis 4 or more digits, as in “1234”. Get your account ID by following these instructions.
- URL: console.section.io/prometheus/account/
- Authentication type: Bearer
SECTION_API_TOKEN: get an API token using instructions here.
- Learn more about Prometheus and OpenMetrics at this primer.