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Contention for checking access rules for tracer events



Contention on Tracer internals: A check for sending Tracer events when a user is denied access to a role via Rule-Access-* rules. This is showing up in YourKit as blocking interactive HTTP users ~30-40% of the time.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

No specific steps, during performance profiling user observed that there is some contention when they check for tracer to log trace events for access denials

Root Cause

There is unnecessary contention in the environment for a check related to logging trace events for access denied requests.


Apply HFix-32859
Description of Changes:
A prconfig switch to disable these tracer checks, since we know that tracer is not used in census
Additional Installation Instructions:
the prconfig to enable is:tracer/Enable Access Denied Events.The default is true. It should be made false to enable this optimization.

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Published March 10, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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