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On the console, there’s the option to enable active tracking for X-ray tracking but I can see this in the Terraform aws_lambda_function resource the aws_xray_sampling_rule resources?

I'm currently manually enabling it in the console to enable me to test it but I'd like to enable it through Terraform when I build the Lambda?

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This looks like it was added to Terraform back in May 2017, you enable it with the tracing_config block:

tracing_config {
  mode = "Active"
}

You will also need to make sure that Terraform has a minimum of Write access to X-ray to enable the above to work:

data "aws_iam_policy" "aws_xray_write_only_access" {
  arn = "arn:aws:iam::aws:policy/AWSXrayWriteOnlyAccess"
}

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