Eclipse MicroProfile OpenTracing

Since Payara Server and 5.182

Provided version of the API: MicroProfile Open Tracing 1.1


The Open Tracing API was created to allow easier tracing of the flow of a request in microservices environment across service boundaries.

A full overview for the reasoning behind the API can be found in the README of the MicroProfile OpenTracing source code repository.

The complete specification is maintained in the same repository.

The Payara implementation of io.opentracing.Tracer supports TextMap carriers with HTTP_HEADERS and TEXT_MAP formats and ByteBuffer carriers with BINARY format since Payara Server and 5.183.

OpenTracing Configuration

You can configure the notifiers and open tracing service by using the asadmin commands and also using the Administration console.