Before you use Tracing Analysis, you must activate the service. You must also activate Log Service and Resource Access Management (RAM) because Tracing Analysis depends on the two services. In addition, you must authorize Tracing Analysis to read data from and write data to Log Service. This topic shows you how to activate related services and grant required permissions.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud account is created. Real-name verification is completed.

Enable Tracinng Analysis

  1. Open Link tracing homepage. In the upper-right corner, click Log on.
  2. Enter your Alibaba Cloud account and password on the page, and click Log on.
  3. On the product homepage, click Activate now, And then choose Cloud product activation page. Select I have read and agree to the link tracking service agreement, and click Activate now.
    Notice After activating the service, if you do not use the service, no fees are incurred. Fees are incurred only after data is reported.
    Activate Tracing Analysis

Activate LOG service

Follow these steps to activate LOG service with your Alibaba Cloud account:

  1. Open LOG Service homepage. In the upper-right corner, click Log on.
  2. Enter your Alibaba Cloud account and password on the page, and click Log on.
  3. On the product homepage, click Administration Console. On the new page, click Create a simple log service.
  4. In Cloud product activation page, select I have read and agree to the log service agreement. And click Activate now.

Activate RAM

Use your Alibaba Cloud account to activate RAM by following these steps.

  1. Open RAM homepage. In the upper-right corner, click Log on.
  2. Enter your Alibaba Cloud account and password on the page, and click Log on.
  3. On the product homepage, click Activate now. And then choose Activate access control, select I have read and agree to the Ram activation agreement. And click Activate now.

Authorize Tracinng Analysis to read and write your log service data

  1. Log on Link tracing console.
  2. In Overview Page, click Authorization to authorize Tracing Analysis to read and write your log service.
  3. In Cloud resource access authorization, select the required permissions and click Agree to authorize.
    Accessing Log Role

What to do next

After you activate all related services and grant required permissions, you can use Tracing Analysis to monitor your applications. For more information, see References.