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TraceMetadata (.NET agent API)

Syntax

NewRelic.Api.Agent.NewRelic.TraceMetadata;

Returns properties in the current execution environment used to support tracing.

Requirements

Agent version 8.19 or higher.

Compatible with all app types.

Distributed tracing must be enabled to get meaningful values.

Description

Provides access to the following properties:

Properties

Name

Description

TraceId

Returns a string representing the currently executing trace. If the trace ID is not available, or distributed tracing is disabled, the value will be string.Empty.

SpanId

Returns a string representing the currently executing span. If the span ID is not available, or distributed tracing is disabled, the value will be string.Empty.

IsSampled

Returns true if the current trace is sampled for inclusion, false if it is sampled out.

Examples

NewRelic.Api.Agent.IAgent Agent = NewRelic.Api.Agent.NewRelic.GetAgent();
var traceMetadata = Agent.TraceMetadata;
var traceId = traceMetadata.TraceId;
var spanId = traceMetadata.SpanId;
var isSampled = traceMetadata.IsSampled;

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