8.0 Tracking the User Experience on Web Applications

Use Experience Manager to monitor a variety of Web application properties, such as page uploads, downloads and render times. No modification of the browser environment or agents running on end users’ machines is required, so users are not disrupted while they work with Web-based applications. The alarm information includes response time and data about the browser environment used to access the page.

The Experience Manager measures HTML page loading only, and does not track AJAX or scripting calls. It can measure response times for the Operations Center console’s Web page (used for console login), but does not work with the Dashboard.

Use the procedures in the following sections to add minor code references to the monitored Web pages, or to provide server-side instrumentation and response time tracking: