Automatically captured data

Bugsnag automatically captures a variety of data to help you debug your errors. You may wish to avoid capturing some types of data, particularly if there are privacy implications for your users.

Device information

Information about the device can be useful to identify if an error is only occurring on some devices.

Data Default value Preventing collection
Hostname The hostname of the device Modify device in a callback
Runtime versions The version of Python and supported frameworks in use Modify device in a callback

Error information

Modifying error information may affect error grouping.

Data Default value Preventing collection
Error class The class name of the exception Modify exception in a callback
Error message The message of the error that occured Modify exception in a callback
Stack trace The stack trace (traceback) of the error that occured, including file names line numbers and surrounding lines of code Modify stacktrace in a callback

Request information

Details about the request can be helpful to reproduce errors.

Data Default value Preventing collection
URL The path section of the request Modify metadata['request'] in a callback
Environment The contents of the ASGI app parameter scope Set send_environment to False in your configuration
Headers The HTTP headers from the request Modify metadata['request'] in a callback
Type The ASGI message type Modify metadata['request'] in a callback
Query The parsed parameters from the request Modify metadata['request'] in a callback

Logging

If the logging integration is used, some contextual information is collected to populate the “extra data” tab.

Data Default value Preventing collection
asctime The formatted time string of when the log occurred Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Created The time the log occurred Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Level name The text level of the log Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Level number The numeric level of the log Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
msecs The milliseconds portion of the created time Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Name The name of the logger Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Process The ID of the running process Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback
Process name The name of the running process Modify metadata['extra_data'] in a callback