The correlation ID feature provides support for setting a business correlation ID to services.
To allow chained service calls to be grouped under the same ID, you need to introduce Correlation ID as part of the Custom SOAP (HTTP) Header. Using this Correlation ID, it is possible to identify all calls in the chain.
To do so, you can use a custom correlation ID policy to activate the custom correlation ID feature, which is only available for SOAP services, or add the correlation ID feature to the endpoint features list, which is available for both SOAP and REST services.
If the custom correlation ID feature is enabled or present in the SOAP (HTTP) Header, the Service Activity Monitoring agent sets the ID in the custom properties as Correlation ID.
Two types of Correlation ID policy can be enabled via two policies: