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Distributed tracing from Envoy

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#1

I’d like to test sending traces from an Envoy proxy, and I’m wondering if anyone has an example of this working? Configuring it to point to https://trace-api.newrelic.com/trace/v1 seems straightforward enough, and it supports zipkin format.

The difficulty is the need to send the Api-Key, Data-Format, and Data-Format-Version headers. I don’t see a way using the standard Envoy zipkin configuration to include those. Anyone know if this is possible and have a working example?

Thanks for any help/ideas.


#2

Hi @mason.jones! I am eager to see what kind of ideas you get as well. Hopefully others in similar situations will jump in on this thread and share insights and maybe even an example! :blush: