- Updated on 17 Sep 2018
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Retrace offers many basic and advanced features. In this article we will try to outline all of the amazing things that Retrace can do for your PHP application.
Step 1. Install Retrace
The first thing you need to do is install the Retrace monitoring agent on your server.
Step 2. Enable the Stackify PHP Extension
Find the location of your PHP.ini file add the following section to it. We suggest naming your application name and specifying an environment name like Production, QA, etc.
[stackify] extension=stackify.so stackify.application_name=Test Application stackify.environment_name=QA
Please restart any of the following:
sudo service ABC_XYZ restart
Step 3. Send Your Logs to Retrace
You can send your applications logs to Retrace with multiple PHP logging frameworks. Be sure to send your logs to take full advantage of Retrace's error tracking and centralized logging features. Errors are also used as part of Retrace's "App Scoring" feature.
Step 4. Deployment Tracking
Notify Retrace when you do a new deployment to get advanced reporting features. This makes it easy to see how performance changes after a new deployment. Popular tools like Team City, Jenkins, Bamboo and others are supported. View our docs to learn more.