Record User Information

Record user information from an HTTP request or by registering a Spring bean for custom user information capture.

Recording User Information From HTTP Request

To record the user's IP address and Principal#name as the username so you can then view in Event Details:

  1. Set the personal information flag on @EnableSentry to true.
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import org.springframework.context.annotation.Configuration;
import io.sentry.spring.EnableSentry;

@EnableSentry(dsn = "https://examplePublicKey@o0.ingest.sentry.io/0", sendDefaultPii = true)
@Configuration
class SentryConfiguration {
}
  1. Register the servlet filter bean SentryUserFilter:
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import io.sentry.IHub;
import io.sentry.spring.SentryUserFilter;
import io.sentry.spring.SentryUserProvider;
import java.util.List;
import org.springframework.context.annotation.Bean;
import org.springframework.context.annotation.Configuration;

@Configuration
public class SentryFilterConfig {

  @Bean
  public SentryUserFilter sentryUserFilter(
      final IHub hub, final List<SentryUserProvider> sentryUserProviders) {
    return new SentryUserFilter(hub, sentryUserProviders);
  }
}
  1. Configure SentryUserFilter in web.xml or WebApplicationInitializer using DelegatingFilterProxy:
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import javax.servlet.Filter;
import org.springframework.web.filter.DelegatingFilterProxy;
import org.springframework.web.filter.RequestContextFilter;
import org.springframework.web.servlet.support.AbstractAnnotationConfigDispatcherServletInitializer;

public class AppInitializer extends AbstractAnnotationConfigDispatcherServletInitializer {

  // ...

  @Override
  protected Filter[] getServletFilters() {
    // filter required by Spring Security
    DelegatingFilterProxy springSecurityFilterChain = new DelegatingFilterProxy();
    springSecurityFilterChain.setTargetBeanName("springSecurityFilterChain");

    // sets request on RequestContextHolder
    // alternatively configure RequestContextListener
    RequestContextFilter requestContextFilter = new RequestContextFilter();

    // sets Sentry user on the scope
    DelegatingFilterProxy sentryUserFilterProxy = new DelegatingFilterProxy();
    sentryUserFilterProxy.setTargetBeanName("sentryUserFilter");

    return new Filter[] {
      springSecurityFilterChain, requestContextFilter, sentryUserFilterProxy
    };
  }
}

By default, the username is retrieved from HttpServletRequest#userPrincipal. To retrieve the username from Spring Security context, register the SpringSecuritySentryUserProvider bean:

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import io.sentry.SentryOptions;
import io.sentry.spring.SpringSecuritySentryUserProvider;
import org.springframework.context.annotation.Bean;
import org.springframework.context.annotation.Configuration;

@Configuration
class SecuritySentryConfig {
  @Bean
  public SpringSecuritySentryUserProvider springSecuritySentryUserProvider(
      SentryOptions sentryOptions) {
    return new SpringSecuritySentryUserProvider(sentryOptions);
  }
}

Recording Custom User Information

To record custom user information, you can register a bean that implements SentryUserProvider interface.

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import org.springframework.stereotype.Component;
import io.sentry.core.protocol.User;
import io.sentry.spring.SentryUserProvider;

@Component
class CustomSentryUserProvider implements SentryUserProvider {
  public User provideUser() {
    User user = User();
    // ... set user information
    return user
  }
}
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