Update time: 2021-03-05


  • Sentinel is one of the options that supports flow control and circuit breaking.

  • Sentinel supports flow control and circuit breaking functions for gateway.

Plugin Setting

  • In soul-admin –> plugin management –> sentinel set to enable.

  • If you don’t want to use it, please close the plugin in soul-admin.

Plugin Usage

  • Introducing the follow supports to the pom.xml file of soul project.
  <!-- soul sentinel plugin start-->
  <!-- soul sentinel plugin end-->
  • Selectors and rules, please refer to: selector

  • Sentinel Processing Details

    • flowRuleEnable (1 or 0): whether enable sentinel flow control function.

    • flowRuleControlBehavior: effect(reject directly/ queue/ slow start up), it do not support flow control by invocation relation.

    • flowRuleGrade: type of current limit threshold(QPS or Thread Count)。

    • degradeRuleEnable (1 or 0): whether enable circuit breaking function of sentinel.

    • degradeRuleGrade: circuit breaker strategy, support RT of seconds level/ Error Ratio of seconds level/ Error Count of minutes level strategy.

    • degradeRuleCount: threshold.

    • degradeRuleTimeWindow: time of degrading(unit: second).

    • fallbackUri: degraded uri after circuit breaking.