Last modified on November 22, 2017

The Monitor Summary dashboard in AlertSite UXM shows your website availability, performance and monitoring settings at a glance. Here you can track the trends in response time and see if there are any errors.

To view the Monitor Summary, select Monitors > Summary from the top menu. From there, select the desired monitor and time period.

Website Monitor Summary Dashboard

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The dashboard shows:

  • The monitor type (web, API, or mobile), monitoring locations, run interval.

  • Whether the monitor is enabled, sends alerts, and has an SLA.

  • Latest check status (success or error, with the error code and description).

  • Last response time (the full page response time if available, otherwise the base response time).

  • Time since the last error.

  • A history of monitor runs, with the links to the run results.

  • Monitor blackouts – the days and time when either monitoring is not performed, or alerts are not sent.

  • Availability and response time charts for the selected time period.

Admin, Co-Admin and Power Users can change the monitor settings by clicking Edit Monitor.

The Test on Demand button runs an instant test from the monitor’s primary location. Results are displayed on the screen and are not included in the monitor history.

The Chart Monitor button opens the Charting screen where you can create a custom chart with this monitor’s data.

Charts

The dashboard contains two charts:

  • Availability History – The monitoring status (success or error) during the selected period.

  • Performance History – The website’s average response time or individual network timings (DNS time, first byte time and others) over the selected period. Use the Metrics list to select the metric to plot on the chart. You can also compare the response time by locations and (for multi-step monitors) by steps.

The chart data is grouped by hour or day, depending on the dashboard time frame.

Drilling into run details from the Availability History chart

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You can interact with the charts to find bad runs and drill down to the details:

  1. Click an item on a chart to view all runs for that period as a scatter plot. Here you can spot unusually slow results or failed checks.

  2. On the scatter plot, hover over the runs to view the summary of each run.

  3. Click the data points and use the links in the tooltip to navigate to the run details:

    • View Run – Navigates to the run results on the Monitor Runs dashboard. Results include the response times for the monitored page and resources, transaction traces, HTTP request log, and other information.

    • View Detail Report – open the Detail report for this run, with all test steps and response times in a table.

      Tip: How to open the report in a new tab (for printing or saving to your computer)

Run History

The table contains all monitor runs over the selected period, and the run statuses (0 = success). You can find and filter runs by locations.

Click the links to view the response time breakdown in the Monitor Runs dashboard.

Blackouts

The calendar shows the blackout schedule for the monitor. Blackouts are dates and time when the monitor either does not run, or runs but does not send alerts. Blackout can be one-time or weekly.

You can switch between the daily, weekly and monthly calendar views, and navigate through the calendar using the arrow buttons. The Today button returns you to the current date.

To add a new blackout, click Schedule Monitor Blackout.

To edit an existing blackout, click it on the calendar.

See also Schedule a Monitor Blackout.

Create a New Monitor

Open the drop-down list of monitors, click New Monitor and follow the onscreen instruction. For details, see Creating Monitors.

Creating a new monitor

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See Also

Dashboard
Monitor Runs Dashboard
Monitor Availability Dashboard
Monitor Performance Dashboard