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Opentracing / zipkin headers support
This implements issue #287. It’s a very slim implementation that will imho fit most use-cases. Incoming headers are copied to the response. If there are no headers set, we’ll generate some and send them back. The
X-B3-TraceId will be written to the logs (by default inside of the [%thread] marks).
This implementation makes it possible to correlate logged exceptions (in case this happens) with the corresponding request log, even when the thread handling the message is re-used shortly after.
It handles all headers mentioned in https://github.com/openzipkin/b3-propagation, as well as the uber-trace-id header that is used by Jaeger (see https://www.jaegertracing.io/docs/client-libraries/#trace-span-identity) to get broader support.
metrics-gathering-level: metrics gathering for which level? OFF => no gathering, ROOT => gathering at root level, DATABASE => at db level, COLLECTION => at collection level
WARNING: use requests-log-level level 2 only for development purposes, it logs user credentials (Authorization and Auth-Token headers).
metrics-gathering-level: DATABASE requests-log-trace-headers: # - x-b3-traceid # vv Zipkin headers, see https://github.com/openzipkin/b3-propagation # - x-b3-spanid # - x-b3-parentspanid # - x-b3-sampled # ^^ # - uber-trace-id # jaeger header, see https://www.jaegertracing.io/docs/client-libraries/#trace-span-identity # - traceparent # vv opencensus.io headers, see https://github.com/w3c/distributed-tracing/blob/master/trace_context/HTTP_HEADER_FORMAT.md # - tracestate # ^^