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Your web applications, aka transactions, are the lifeblood of your business. If any aspect of your transactions falters, your revenue and reputation are at risk. Web Application Monitoring protects you from lengthy outages so that you can get back to work fast.

Once you’ve decided to move forward with transaction monitoring, you may need additional information or help to get you started or maintaining your monitors. Between our Academy and Knowledge Base, we have the answers you need. However, if you still have questions or need additional help, Uptrends Support is here to help you over any hurdles you may face.

We have a detailed step-by-step academy lesson to take you through the basics through to transaction monitoring success.

We’ve also got the advanced topics you may need right here in our Knowledge Base.


1. Planning your transaction monitoring

  • Deciding what to test:
    • Functionality
    • Systems or components your transactions rely on
    • Caveats: Things to consider and watch out for when setting up your monitoring

2. Recording your transactions

  • Academy course: Preparing your browser and the Transaction Recorder to capture your transactions for easier scripting.
  • Using the Transaction Recorder with a step-by-step walkthrough
  • Choosing between Full-Service and Self-Service Transactions

3. Testing your transaction script in development and staging mode

  • Testing and editing your transactions (academy)
  • Using test Now
  • Using waterfalls and screenshots during while debugging your scripts
  • Understanding the different scripting issues

4. Moving your monitor to Production mode

  • Academy course: Making sense of your transaction dashboards and reports
  • Setting up Alerting (do we need this here? )
  • Setting up your reporting (is this needed here either?)
  • Find inspiration in the text we’re sending you when your recording is completed