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When we announced a back-end change to our HAR engine, we told you that clear-text HAR files for SSL connections were a possible future extension. Today we’re happy to tell you that we will be rolling out exactly this feature within the next weeks and across all regions. Just as with HTTP connections today, your

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.   [Update] The operation went smoothly. Let us know in case you encounter any problem.

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.

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

US/EU Round-Robin Retries

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 by

Many of our users appreciate that we have a shared US/EU zone for transaction sensors. Some, however, told us that while a random distribution across the US and EU measurement servers is fine for making sure that customers on both sides of the Atlantic can indeed use their web app or site, it did not

Until today, the public dashboard graphs showed our standard performance graphs. But since last year we have the more informative multi-step charts available inside the AlertFox Control Center – and since today our public dashboards display these charts, too. The rule is simple: The standard performance graphs are still used if your transaction test does not contain

As some of you already have noticed, the Public Dashboard configuration panel sports a new “Apply Whitelist” column. This addition controls a new great feature allowing you to create a semi-public dashboard, e. g. a dashboard that is viewable only within your company network. If you do not plan to change your use of the Public