Using with rollbar-agent

For even more asynchrony, you can configure the gem to write to a file instead of sending the payload to Rollbar servers directly. rollbar-agent can then be hooked up to this file to actually send the payload across. To enable, add the following in config/initializers/rollbar.rb:

config.write_to_file = true
# optional, defaults to "#{AppName}.rollbar"
config.filepath = '/path/to/file.rollbar' #should end in '.rollbar' for use with rollbar-agent

For this to work, you'll also need to set up rollbar-agent--see the docs here for details.

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For more information on rollbar-gem, please see the docs here.

NOTE: The access_token is being populated in the SDK to be passed to the rollbar-agent. There is also a check in rollbar-agent to determine if there is an access_token and if there is not will create one. The payload delivered to the agent should be self-sufficient and that is why the SDK requires the access_token, but it is still wise to keep the access_token creation in rollbar-agent.


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