Last modified on November 12, 2018

AlertSite has two interfaces: the classic one (AlertSite 1.0) and the new one (AlertSite UXM). You can easily switch between the interfaces to monitor your websites and web applications, but keep in mind there are some differences between them. Some features and variations in terminology are among the main differences. This guide compares the interfaces.

Switch Between AlertSite UXM and 1.0

You can choose the interface to work with and quickly switch between them.

To switch from AlertSite UXM to AlertSite 1.0, select  > AlertSite 1.0 from the top menu:

Switching to AlertSite 1.0

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To switch from AlertSite 1.0 to AlertSite UXM, click the link in the header:

Switching to AlertSite UXM

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You can also set an interface as the default one. The default interface opens when you click links in alerts, and after you upload scripts from AlertSite's web recorder, DéjàClick. To set the default interface:

AlertSite UXM

  1. From the top menu, select  > Settings.

  2. Switch to the Preferences tab.

  3. Select your desired default interface from the Console Preferences list:

    Console Preference

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  4. Click Save.

AlertSite 1.0

  1. From the top menu, select Account > Manage Account.

  2. In the Preferences section, select AlertSite 1.0 or AlertSite UXM from the Console Preference drop-down list:

    Console Preference

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  3. Click Submit Changes.

Terminology

Sometimes, the same concepts have different names in AlertSite UXM and AlertSite 1.0. The following table sets the correspondence:

AlertSite UXM AlertSite 1.0
Monitor Device
  – or
Site (for a single URL and server monitors)
  – or
Transaction (for multi-step monitors)
Real-browser monitor DéjàClick transaction
SoapUI monitor API transaction
Alert Notification
Alert recipient Notifier
Recipient group Notifier group
Monitor blackout Device blackout
Local retry Local error verification

Features

Although the AlertSite UXM functionality does not differ from AlertSite 1.0, there are currently some features that are available either only in AlertSite UXM or in AlertSite 1.0:

Feature Available in
AlertSite UXM AlertSite 1.0
Monitor groups  
Apdex  
Comparing monitors  
Creating PagerDuty alert recipients  
The Use IPv6 option (to enable IPv6 monitoring)  
Adding ServerAgents and viewing the ServerAgent status  

See Also

AlertSite Overview

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