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Jaeger

Jaeger is a distributed tracing system. It is used for monitoring and troubleshooting microservices-based distributed systems. To lean more about Jaeger visit their website

To enable this tracer, you need to have a working Jaeger server.

Configuring

In tyk.conf on tracing setting

{
  "tracing": {
    "enabled": true,
    "name": "jaeger",
    "options": {}
  }
}

options are settings that are used to initialize the Jaeger client. For more details about the options see client libraries

Sample configuration

{
  "tracing": {
    "enabled": true,
    "name": "jaeger",
    "options": {
      "baggage_restrictions": null,
      "disabled": false,
      "headers": null,
      "reporter": {
        "BufferFlushInterval": 0,
        "collectorEndpoint": "",
        "localAgentHostPort": "jaeger:6831",
        "logSpans": true,
        "password": "",
        "queueSize": 0,
        "user": ""
      },
      "rpc_metrics": false,
      "sampler": {
        "maxOperations": 0,
        "param": 1,
        "samplingRefreshInterval": 0,
        "samplingServerURL": "",
        "type": "const"
      },
      "serviceName": "tyk-gateway",
      "tags": null,
      "throttler": null
    }
  }
}