Ensure that active tracing is enabled for your Amazon Lambda functions in order to gain visibility into the execution and performance of the functions. With the tracing feature enabled, Amazon activates Lambda support for AWS X-Ray, a service that collects data about requests that your functions perform, which provides tools that you can use to view, filter, and gain insights into the collected data in order to identify issues and opportunities for optimization.
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AWS X-Ray can provide tracing and monitoring capabilities for your Lambda functions. With active tracing mode enabled, you can save time and effort debugging and operating your functions as the X-Ray service support allows you to rapidly diagnose errors, identify bottlenecks, slowdowns and timeouts, by breaking down the latency for your Lambda functions.
To determine if active tracing is enabled for your Amazon Lambda functions, perform the following operations:
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To enable active tracing for your existing Amazon Lambda functions and make use of the AWS X-Ray support, perform the following operations:
- AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) Documentation
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