AWS X-Ray
Developer Guide

The AWS Documentation website is getting a new look!
Try it now and let us know what you think. Switch to the new look >>

You can return to the original look by selecting English in the language selector above.

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and AWS X-Ray

You can install and run the X-Ray daemon on an Amazon EC2 instance with a user data script. See Running the X-Ray Daemon on Amazon EC2 for instructions.

Use an instance profile to grant the daemon permission to upload trace data to X-Ray. For more information, see Giving the Daemon Permission to Send Data to X-Ray.