2. What Is An Actuator?
Actuators enable production-ready features to a Spring Boot application – without having to actually implement these things yourself.
They’re mainly used to expose different types of information about the running application – health, metrics, info, dump, env etc. And while these are no replacement for a production-grade monitoring solution – they’re a very good starting point.
Few URLs to test quickly
Allows the application to be gracefully shutdown (not enabled by default).