Makes a unique request id available to the action_dispatch.request_id env variable (which is then accessible through ActionDispatch::Request#request_id or the alias ActionDispatch::Request#uuid) and sends the same id to the client via the X-Request-Id header.

The unique request id is either based on the X-Request-Id header in the request, which would typically be generated by a firewall, load balancer, or the web server, or, if this header is not available, a random uuid. If the header is accepted from the outside world, we sanitize it to a max of 255 chars and alphanumeric and dashes only.

The unique request id can be used to trace a request end-to-end and would typically end up being part of log files from multiple pieces of the stack.

Class Public methods
# File actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/middleware/request_id.rb, line 20
def initialize(app)
  @app = app
Instance Public methods
# File actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/middleware/request_id.rb, line 24
def call(env)
  req = env
  req.request_id = make_request_id(req.x_request_id) { |_status, headers, _body| headers[X_REQUEST_ID] = req.request_id }