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2015-04-01 iDrone Back-end Update

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 by

On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, we will update our iDrone back-end. The change is expected to be completely transparent.

Backend Update: New SMS Provider

Friday, 13 March 2015 by

After receiving reports about missing or heavily delayed SMS notifications, our team has changed the SMS provider for the AlertFox backend. Our new provider has a reputation for top notch reliability and allows for future extensions of our alerting features (e.g. phone alerts). Note that the notification SMS’s sender ID (+1 781-209-6001) will differ from

New Upload Files Feature

Monday, 02 March 2015 by

The new Upload Files functionality enables you to upload arbitrary files to your AlertFox account, with the exception of executable files such as .exe, .vbs, .bat, etc. In addition to uploading images for the iMacros Image Recognition technology, you can now upload other file types, e.g. pdf, csv, xls, doc, for use by your sensors.

Backend Update: Waterfall/HAR Generation

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 by

Starting this week, we’ll be updating our measurement server software stack wrt. the creation of waterfall diagrams (HAR files).

tl;dr: We’ll transparently switch to a new Waterfall/HAR generating software component. No actions are required from our users.

We have had an outage for classic measurements that are assigned to the “World” zone. Non-classic and classic sensors assigned to either US or EU or AP were not affected (cf. below).   The problem has been identified and new results are expected to come in, soon.

Measurement Server Update: Firefox

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 by

Starting today, we will update our measurement servers’ software stack to feature Firefox 33.1.1 and iMacros for Firefox 8.8.7 (as available on This update is transparent and does not require users to take any further action.

As you may already know, we had trouble with our database’s harddrives on Nov. 14 (cf. our tweets). We were able to apply a hot fix then, but now we want to make sure that similar incidents will not occur in the future. The implementation of our solution will require another downtime of approx. 30

Improved iMacros-AlertFox integration

Friday, 19 September 2014 by

Recording your web transaction with the iMacros family of web macro recorders was never easier. If you want to use the iMacros Standard Edition for recording your transaction scripts, you no longer need to enter any license key. Just activate the software with your AlertFox login credentials. In a nutshell, just download iMacros and then

We have released iDrone 2.12. The iDrone is a free virtual appliance that allows you to monitor services that are behind the firewall, for example your local Sharepoint, Jira or SAP installation. Here’s what’s new with V2.12: Updated software stack (iMacros, Firefox, iMacros for Firefox) Multiple changes to enhance the configuration wizard Support for clean

Some of our customers need or want to white-list our measurement servers’ IP addresses. So here’s three more of them: The complete and updated list can be found here.