GitLab Documentation

Request Profiling

Procedure

  1. Grab the profiling token from Monitoring > Requests Profiles admin page (highlighted in a blue in the image below). Profile token
  2. Pass the header X-Profile-Token: <token> to the request you want to profile. You can use any of these tools
    • ModHeader Chrome extension
    • Modify Headers Firefox extension
    • curl --header 'X-Profile-Token: <token>' https://gitlab.example.com/group/project
  3. Once request is finished (which will take a little longer than usual), you can view the profiling output from Monitoring > Requests Profiles admin page. Profiling output

Cleaning up

Profiling output will be cleared out every day via a Sidekiq worker.


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