CommonJS (CJS)

Learn about running Sentry in an CJS application.

Most node applications today are either written in CommonJS (CJS), or compiled to CJS before running them. CommonJS uses require() to load modules. Our recommended installation method when using CommonJS is to require the instrument.js file at the top of your application.

You need to create a file named instrument.js that imports and initializes Sentry:

const Sentry = require("@sentry/node");
const { nodeProfilingIntegration } = require("@sentry/profiling-node");

// Ensure to call this before requiring any other modules!
  dsn: "",
  integrations: [
    // Add our Profiling integration

  // Add Tracing by setting tracesSampleRate
  // We recommend adjusting this value in production
  tracesSampleRate: 1.0,

  // Set sampling rate for profiling
  // This is relative to tracesSampleRate
  profilesSampleRate: 1.0,

You need to require or import the instrument.js file before requiring any other modules in your application. This is necessary to ensure that Sentry can automatically instrument all modules in your application:

// Require this first!

// Now require other modules
const Fastify = require("fastify");
const Sentry = require("@sentry/node");

const app = Fastify();


// Add your routes, etc.

app.listen({ port: 3030 });
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