Setting up a pulse

Add a pulse

You can add a pulse on Pulses section.

  1. Go to the Pulses section
  2. Click on Add Pulse button
  3. Set a name for the pulse
  4. Choose an interval in which you expect to send a request to this pulse
  5. Click on Add Pulse

After you add a pulse, you can see the pulse URL on Pulses section. Find your pulse, click on the three dots and click on Copy URL. Or you can click on the pulse to see the overview and copy the URL from the overview tab.

Pulse URL
Pulse URL

Your pulse expects a periodic beat after you send the first request.

You send parameters in integer or string form for your pulse to validate.

💡 Learn more about parameter validation and use of relation expressions on Parameter validation.

While setting up a pulse, you can add tags for your pulse to filter easily on the Pulses section later.
You can set a tolerance duration for a pulse during setup. Tolerance is the number of minutes that WebGazer waits before triggering an incident when the periodic request does not arrive within the interval. If the tolerance is set to 5 minutes, next request is expected to arrive within the next (interval+5 minutes) after the last request.

Update a pulse

You can update an existing pulse on the Pulses section.

  1. Find the pulse you want to update on the Pulses section
  2. Click on the three dots
  3. Click on Edit pulse settings
  4. Make the changes and click on Save Pulse

An update pauses a pulse until the next beat. Your pulse gets active with the next request as usual. You see a name change instantaneously on the web application.

Pause a pulse

You can pause an active pulse on the Pulses section.

  1. Find the pulse you want to pause on the Pulses section
  2. Click on the pulse
  3. Click on Pause
    Pause a pulse
    Pause a pulse
It is not possible to unpause a pulse from the web application. When a new request is received, pulse gets automatically activated.

Delete a pulse

You can delete an existing pulse on the Pulses section.

  1. Find the pulse you want to delete on the Pulses section
  2. Click on the three dots
  3. Click on Delete pulse
  4. Click on Delete again
All monitoring data is deleted from the database once you delete a pulse. If you are not sure, do not delete the pulse. You can pause your pulse instead.

Review pulse results

We visualize the results collected on our web application. You can see a general overview of the performance of a pulse on the Pulses section. When you click on the pulse you want to analyze, you can see the basic metrics.

Pulse overview
Pulse overview

You can review the information on different tabs for the time duration of your choice. The time duration is set to last 24 hours by default. You can change it from the Display dropdown list.

On the Overview tab, you can see the performance metrics of the pulse.

  • status
  • number of incidents
  • last beat and next beat

On the Incidents tab, registered incidents are listed with date and cause information.

On the Beats tab, you can see the whole list of the requests received for this pulse and the parameters sent within the requests.