WPM 2.1 Release Notes

Release date: August 26, 2014

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Web Performance Monitor 2.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

If you are looking for previous release notes for Web Performance Monitor, see Previous Version documentation.

New features and improvements in WPM

WPM 2.1 offers new features and improvements compared to previous releases of WPM.

Integration with Server & Application Monitor and Network Performance Monitor

  • Easier troubleshooting of performance issues
  • Ability to create dependencies between Transaction and Application
  • Ability to create dependencies between Transaction and Node
  • New resources in Transaction Details page with list of Nodes and Applications
  • New Transactions sub view in Node Details page
  • New Transactions sub view in Application Details page
  • Ability to create dependencies between Locations and Nodes

Simple Conditionals

  • Handling of variance in web pages like surveys, security questions, pop-ups and so on
  • Ability to cover different scenarios for web application behavior
  • Part of Recorder

Custom Properties for Transactions and Recordings

Create dynamic groups, reports, filter or group by custom properties your transactions

Support for Web-based Reporting

  • Ability to select multiple steps in Recorder for easier editing.
  • Multivariate text input extension to standard text input action in Recorder.
  • Handling of variance in Web pages, such as security questions or changing forms.
  • Enter different text into a field based on text match results.
  • Positive and Negative text and image match actions.
  • Verify that the text or image is on the page.
  • Support for Internet Explorer 11.

Server & Application Monitor and Network Performance Monitor Integration

  • Streamline your troubleshooting by having information about the entire infrastructure of your Web application.
  • Monitor servers, proxies, reverse proxies, gateways, firewalls and other network
  • elements critical to your Web application
  • Monitor services, APIs, databases, and applications that are essential for your Web application.
  • Fix problems faster thanks because your Web application infrastructure is visible in a single window.

Other improvements


Fixed issues

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WPM 2.1 fixes the following issues.

Case Number Description
268261 Logoff form pop-up.
251986 Transaction pop-up error.
271955 Recorder issue.
288651 On logoff during recording, undefined pop-up opens.
286689 Info Service v3 memory leak.
188167 Cannot set Date/Time for availability reports.
082859 Provide conditional logic in SeUM for complex dynamic forms submission.
208564 conditionals in recording.
296370 Make actions optional.
296372 Make text input multivariate.
091238 SeUM random pop-up survey.
212679 Text verification.
305389 Unable to save eCommerce transaction recording.
309476 Option to continue playback after step failure.
312558 Monitor Web site as a mobile site.
324552 Orion dependencies, NPM vs WPM.
327323 Cannot save recording; "Not Admninistrator" error.
327756 Alternative steps in WPM player.

Open issues

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Case Issue Status
338745 Memory leak. We have already brought this down in size and are continuing investigation. RC2 candidate.
357244 All Dependencies Tree resource is not compatible with Transactions. Investigating.
357067 Transaction Monitors grid is not displayed on Internet Explorer 8. Investigating.
357053 AgentService and Agent Worker processes crashed. Investigating. This seems like an environmental issue.
357069 Manage Transactions grid is not loaded in Internet Explorer 8. Investigating.
351467 Can't run JAVA 8 in Recorder using Internet Explorer 10. This is an issue with the new Java release, and we are looking for a workaround. Right now the best bet for customers is to use an alternate browser.
353608 Loading of Web pages stopped unexpectedly in Internet Explorer 11. We are hoping for a customer to reproduce this issue to capture further diagnostics. It is intermittent and likely environmental.

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