- Added suport for Integration with CircleCl. Use our plugin for CircelCl to run load tests in the LoadView cloud and monitor load test results with CircleCl.
- Added support for JSON for all types of XML Feed reports. Now you can output your XML reports into JSON by adding OutputFormat=json to your XML Feed requests.
- Added support for comparing load test results between different test runs. Visit the Comparing Load Test Reports article of our wiki for more details.
- Web API: Added support for UserView Task management. Now, you can create and edit UserView Tasks via Dotcom-Monitor Web API by uploading EveryStep monitoring scripts to UserView devices. Note that Dotcom-Monitor Web API supports ONLY scripts recorded with EveryStep Scripting Tool and converted into the Base64 format. Please check the API: Create UserView Task and API: Edit UserView Task articles of our wiki to find descriptions of endpoints and examples of Web API requests.
- Web API: Added support for Secure Vault management. Use the Secure Vault Methods to add sensitive data to SecureVault and manage encrypted variables stored in Crypt containers within SecureVault.
- Significant updates to LoadView‘s application user interface are now live! The new interface is 100% compatible with all existing configurations and test setups. We’ve taken great care to ensure a seamless transition, allowing you to continue your work without any interruptions.
- Added support for Integration with ServiceNow. Now you can manage monitoring incidents from within your ServiceNow account.
- Added support for Integration with WhatsApp. Add you WhatsApp number to a Notification Group and start receiving Dotcom-Monitor alert notifications on WhatsApp.
- Now you can receive Push Notifications from the Dotcom-Monitor application on your mobile device. Login to your Dotcom-Monitor mobile app and allow push notifications from Dotcom-Monitor. See more details in the Enable Mobile Push Notifications for Dotcom-Monitor App article.
- Dotcom-Monitor allows users to use dynamic variables in their Selenium load tests. Please see how to parameterize your Selenium load test in the Load Testing Using Selenium Tests article.
- Web API: Added support for Timed Device Postpone. See API: Set Timed Postpone to set a delayed pause in monitoring for a device, API: Bulk Timed Postpone to set a delayed pause in monitoring for several devices, and API: Get Timed Postpone Status for Device to get the Postpone setting status and pause details for postponed devices.
- Changed setup logic for the delay between requests in Postman Load Testing. Now you can set a custom delay between requests in a Postman Collection load test on the Load Test Setup page ( the Adjust User Behavior option).
- EveryStep Web Recorder: Added support for iPhone 12 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, and Samsung A51/71 devices emulation for web application monitoring and load testing.
- Added integration with Status.io. Now you can send Dotcom-Monitor alerts directly to Status.io and track changes in the health of your monitoring devices on your Status.io status page.
- Added a new “agents.aspx” XML report. Now you can publish the list of available monitoring locations with the geographic coordinates to your XML Feed. If you have Private Agents set up for your account, the name of the Private Agent’s details will be included in the report. Please find the “agents.aspx” request parameters described in the Request Parameters Description to Pull Real-time XML Reports article.
- Dotcom-Monitor does not longer support Firefox and Internet Explorer 11 browser emulation for web applications and single web page monitoring and load testing. The devices that were affected by the change were switched to Chrome.
- The Owner user role has been replaced with the Admin role in the system. All users with the Owner role have been assigned the Admin role automatically.
- Improved creation of a multi-target HTTP(S) device. Now you can add several targets to an HTTP device on device creation.
- LoadView introduced the Enterprise Subscription plan for large-scale load testing needs. Visit the LoadView Pricing for Enterprise Load Testing wiki article or our loadview-testing.com to find more information on Enterprise Load Testing from the Cloud.
- Added support for network error management for Postman Collection Monitoring. If you don’t want to be notified of the network errors detected during Postman request execution, activate Ignore Network Errors option in your Postman Collection device settings. See also our Postman Monitoring & Load Testing Results FAQ.
- EveryStep Web Recorder: Added support for user-defined cookies in test requests to a target URL or domain. See the Set User-Defined Cookies in Dotcom-Monitor Requests article.
- EveryStep Web Recorder: Added support for custom HTTP headers in test requests sent while web application test execution. See the Add Custom HTTP Header to the EveryStep Script article.
- EveryStep Web Recorder: Added support for User Comments in EveryStep scripts. See the Add Comments to the EveryStep Script article.
- EveryStep Scripting Tool: The EveryStep script editor functionality was extended with the file download and upload options. Please see the corresponding File Download and File Upload Handler articles of our Knowledge Base.
- Added support for bulk import of monitoring devices. Now you can configure and create several monitoring devices at a time in Dotcom-Monitor. The option is available for Web Page monitoring, HTTP/S & PING/ICMP devices.
- Now you can postpone monitoring devices for a specific period. The Postpone option is available from the Actions menu on the Device Manager list. See the Postponing Monitoring & Alert Silence During Routine Maintenance to choose the right approach to monitoring during website maintenance.
- Alert Template functionality extended with the tag code snippet that allows Dotcom-Monitor users to publish tag details to alert notification messages. See the Using Tags article for more information.
- Improved LoadView integration with Selenium. Now you can set up virtual user behavior for Selenium Load Tests in LoadView.
- Added support for Report Card Comments to notify end users of Dotcom-Monitor Shareable Report Cards about specific changes in a report card status.
- Added the Windows Authentication option for Intranet Web Apps Monitoring. Please see how to activate the option for Dotcom-Monitor Private Agent and the EveryStep Scripting Tool in the Enabling Windows Authentication for Intranet Web Apps Monitoring wiki article.
- Introduced a new device state “With Errors”. Please see the device state specification in the Device State Explained article of this wiki.
- Added support for web performance testing of web browser applications that provide web conferencing services. Please see our new How to Emulate Webcam and Microphone | Web Conferencing Load Testing and Monitoring article for more details.
- If you are looking for an easy way to integrate LoadView with your Application Performance Management (APM) platform, please visit our LoadView and Dynatrace Integration to learn how to configure your load test and APM platform on the example of integration with Dynatrace.
- Added support for multi-factor Authentication in Dotcom-Monitor. See details in the Security: Two-Factor Authentication article.
- Added support of Secure Vault functionality in Postman Collection tests. Now you can use encrypted variables to store sensitive information transmitted with your Postman requests. For more details, please see How to Secure Data in Postman Requests with Dotcom-Monitor.
- Added support for HTTP Webhook alert notifications. Now you can push a payload with alert notifications from your Dotcom-Monitor account to another application using a Webhook URL. For details, see HTTP Webhook Integration.
- If you use the TimeWatcher option to measure the execution time of some parts of your load testing script, you can use your load test Session Log to pull statistics on the TimeWatcher results. Learn how to process the statistical data and get the maximum benefit from TimeWatcher results in our new TimeWatcher Statistics article.
- Now you can download a usage report for a Private Agent in the CSV format from the agent actions menu or settings page. For more information on how to configure a private agent, please see Configuring Private Agent.
- Added support for setting up SSL Certificate Monitoring as a stand-alone monitoring task. Now you can monitor SSL certificate issues on a target website independently from the website availability and performance monitoring. See how to set up the device in the SSL Certificate Monitoring: Expiration, Validity & Revocation article.
- Web API: Added support for tag management. You can receive a list of existing tags, and add, edit, or delete tags via requests to Dotcom-Monitor API. For the endpoint descriptions, please see the Tag section of our Web API Reference.
- Added support for import of the list of environment variables from Postman to Dotcom-Monitor. For more details, please see How to Work with Postman Environment Variables.
- Added new functionality to Custom Alert Templates. Now the alert notifications can be sent in HTML, JSON, or TXT formats. In addition, you can customize notification message content by using built-in code snippets and dynamic variables based on Razor syntax or upload your file with a custom alert template. For more details, please see Alert Template: Setup and Configuration (Text & HTML & JSON).
- Notification Groups can now be configured in a faster way by adding static, dynamic, or pre-defined template-based content directly to the notification message while configuring the group. Please see Creating a New Notification Group for a step-by-step Notification Group setup guide.
- Find all your account monitoring statistics in one place with our brand-new Monitor Status Dashboard. See how to track your monitoring results in a more efficient way in our Monitor Status Dashboard article.
- A new shareable report card with monitoring statistics visualized by geo locations was added to the Dotcom-Monitor report card family. See all details in our Stats by Location Report card article.
- New Device State Events feed added to Dotcom-Monitor report family. Find the report under the Reports menu on the right sidebar of the app home page.
- Added support of Context Variables in JMeter Load Tests in LoadView. Now you can set context variables in load test settings in LoadView and use a CSV file with the values of the variables to parameterize your JMeter load tests. Learn how to configure a parameterized JMeter Load Test in the Using Parameterization and External Data Set in LoadView JMeter Project article of our wiki.
- Our Dotcom-Monitor mobile application is now available for iOS and Android. The Dotcom-Monitor app is designed to bring monitoring data from your Dotcom-Monitor account straight to your iOS and Android devices. Download the app to your mobile device to manage the status of your monitoring devices, silence alerts, check device settings, and have quick access to monitoring results.
For more details, please visit our Dotcom-Monitor Mobile App wiki page.
- Added support for using tests created in Selenium IDE in LoadView. Learn how to import a Selenium Test Project and set up a load test with LoadView in our new article Load Testing Using Selenium Tests.
- Added support for SSO login using a six-digit PIN. See how to sign in with SSO PIN here.
- Added support of IP address whitelist for Web API Integration. You can set up access to your Dotcom-Monitor data via Web API directly from your Dotcom-Monitor account. The access can be granted to all authenticated users or restricted to authenticated requests from trusted IP addresses only. See how to configure a Web API access in How to Whitelist IPs for Web API Access.
- Upload & Download limits were increased for load testing and monitoring. Check with the File Upload & Download Limits article to find the limits.
- Added support for restricted access to Dotcom-Monitor shareable dashboards. Now you can restrict access to your shareable dashboards so only users of your Dotcom-Monitor account will be able to open shareable URLs and view the dashboard. To allow only authenticated users of your Dotcom-Monitor account to view a shareable dashboard, select the Restricted access option in the dashboard settings. Find more details about Dotcom-Monitor shareable dashboards in the Shareable Dashboards category of our Knowledge Base.
- LoadView billing policy has been changed. Now your load tests are not limited by Virtual User Minutes. Now we calculate the cost of a load test based on the actual cost of virtual machines required for the test and the number of virtual users simulated during the run.
- Introduced new functionality for comprehensive PII protection. Now you can mask sensitive content on the video captured while running through web app transactions in a browser window. Find more details in the Managing Video Recording in EveryStep Recorder to Protect PII article of our Knowledge Base.
- Now you can export the list of your monitoring devices to a CSV file including a device name, platform, tags, status, monitoring frequency, and last monitoring time. Find the Device Manager guide here.
- Added support of IPv6 DNS resolution for monitoring devices that require custom DNS hosts to be specified in the settings.
- Added functionality to send a payload with all types of HTTP requests (except Trace).
- Now, in a load test scenario, you can specify special context parameter values to be used in the load test device validation and calibration processes.
- WebAPI: Added support for WebSocket monitoring. See the endpoint and JSON field descriptions in the API: WebSocket article of this wiki.
- LoadView billing policy has been changed. Now a billing cycle starts the day you activate a LoadView subscription plan and restarts on the same dates at 00:00 AM every month. Check LoadView Billing FAQ for details.
- Added support of group load test start. Now you can select and run several tests simultaneously from within the Test Manager page. Find more details in Setting Up Group Test Start.
- Web API: Added support for operations with load test groups. See the list of available methods in the LoadView Methods category of our wiki.
- Updated PII protection functionality for web applications monitoring and load testing with EveryStep Scripting Tool. You can select a specific HTML element, RIA element or a web page area to mask on the recorded video.
- Added support of Postman Collections that use environment variables. See the details in How to Work with Postman Environment Variables.
- Added a description of the EveryStep Object Model including classes and related fields, properties and methods definitions. See the description overview in the EveryStep Scripting Tool Object Model: classes, methods, properties, etc. article of the Knowledge Base.
- Added support for monitoring or load testing of web applications with file upload functionality using Web-Based EveryStep Scripting Tool.
- Added support for limiting the number of load test sessions in a load test. See details in the Limiting Test Sessions article.
- Web API: Added support for disabling alerts for several monitoring devices at a time. See the endpoint and JSON field descriptions in the API: Disable Alerts for Several Devices article.
- Web API: Added support for accessing data of a specific Department of a Dotcom-Monitor account. See how to create the API authentication request in the API: Monitoring Authentication article.
- Added support of Chrome 91 for web pages and applications monitoring.
- Added network response specification to Postman Collection Online Reports.
- Added support for DNSSEC validation with the Custom Script monitoring device using DnsSecTest.cs.
- Extended functionality of DNS monitoring: Added an option to explicitly set what protocol (UDP or TCP) must be used for DNS lookup. The list of supported NS Record types is updated.
- Added support for configuring usage of the data from a CSV file for load tests with dynamic variables. See details in the Load Testing with Unique Users: Configuring Usage of Value Rows in CSV File article.
- Added LoadView integration with JMeter. See details in the Load Testing Using JMeter Test Plans article of our Knowledge Base.
- Added support of Secure Vault in WebView and ServerView devices. You can store sensitive data used in the requests in the associated encrypted variables. See details in the Applying Crypt Variables to Request Parameters and Device Settings article of our Knowledge Base.
- XML report data can be filtered out based on specific tags used for monitoring devices and tasks. See more on pulling XML reports here.
- EveryStep Scripting Tool can be accessed directly from the sidebar menu of the Dotcom-Monitor Monitoring solution home page.
- Added new Azure-based Public Proxy zones for load and stress testing behind the firewall (Dubai, São Paulo, Toronto, Quebec, Tokyo, New South Wales, Pune, Hong Kong). See the full list here.
- New UI design has been introduced for Dotcom-Monitor Monitoring Solution including new Device Manager features such as filtering. Find more details here.
- Added support for tagging monitoring devices and notification groups in Dotcom-Monitor Monitoring Solution. See how to use tags in Dotcom-Monitor here.
- Added new monitoring locations in China.
- The new Realtime Feed tool is introduced to provide users of the Dotcom-Monitor Monitoring solution with a real-time log of monitoring sessions that are currently executed. Find this interactive dashboard under the Reports menu.
- Added support for WebSockets monitoring. Create a WebSocket monitoring device to check a single WebSocket URL for availability, performance, proper content, and errors.
- A Reference Server will be activated by default for each newly added geographical zone in a load test scenario. You can turn the Reference Server off in the settings of the load test scenario if it is necessary.
- Added support of Postman environment variables in the Dotcom-Monitor Monitoring and Load Testing solutions. Set up API monitoring or load testing with Dotcom-Monitor by importing Postman Collection to the system and mapping the corresponding local environment variables to context parameters within the test. See How to Work with Postman Environment Variables.
- Load test calibration logic changed for a load test scenario. The system will run a mini-test to determine an optimal payload for Load Injector Servers. See Calibration.
- Added state indication icons to the Test Manager list (Load Testing). Scheduled and running devices will be marked with the corresponding icons in the Test Manager list.
- Load Session Report renamed to Log in the load test results. Find the report with your load test session details under the Log tab on the Load Test Report page.
- Added support for target URL redirect management. Use the Follow Redirects option in the HTTP(S) monitoring device or HTTP(S) load test settings to allow or prevent redirects while the test execution.
- Added support of the Razor engine to parse an HTTP(S) payload as a Razor expression. You can use Razor syntax to specify an HTTP(S) payload in the HTTP(S) monitoring device and HTTP(S) load test settings.
- New version of the EveryStep Scripting Tool Desktop was introduced.
- Added option to stop video recording of sensitive web content while recording a monitoring script with the EveryStep Scripting Tool Desktop.
- Added support for a file upload EveryStep script recording for files from external URLs.
- New Dotcom-Tools Quick Start Video released.
- New geographical regions are available for testing behind the firewall with Static Proxy. Find the full list of static IP addresses here.
- Added support for web monitoring and load testing with the Edge browser. You can also create a new webpage monitoring device or load test in Chrome, Firefox, or one of the supported mobile browsers.
- How-to videos added to the Video Tutorials section.
- Added support for load testing from the following locations: Azure East US (Virginia), Azure West US (California), Azure North Central US (Illinois), Azure South Central US (Texas). See the full list of Static Proxy IPs here.
- LoadView On-site Agent added for load testing behind the firewall when whitelisting of Static Proxy IPs is not allowed. See also Public Cloud vs. Public Proxy vs. On-site Load Testing.
- Added support of Chrome 83 for web pages and applications monitoring.
- Media Engine and Playback Duration can be set for Streaming Media load tests.
- If you run out of load testing resources and don’t want to change your current LoadView subscription plan, you can use a one-time Boost to add resources in the amount equal to your monthly subscription. If a test exceeds the allocated resources, you will be automatically prompted to use the Boost functionality upon the Test Scenario configuring.
- Load Injector Servers for load testing can be instantiated from Azure Cloud Services (US Central(Iowa).
- File Upload Monitoring and Load Testing are available with EveryStep Scripting tool.
- Added support for Lighthouse reports. Automatically pull Lighthouse reports and monitor changes in a specific Lighthouse metric over the time with specified frequency using Lighthouse Report Task.
- Added support for Web API Monitoring using Postman Collections. Use a collection of the API calls created in Postman to set up a monitoring device.
- Added integration with MS Teams and AlertOps. Now one can configure Notification Groups to send alert notifications to MS Teams or AlertOps.
- Added support of sensitive data protection with Secure Vault while Load Testing. Use the Secure Vault storage to restrict access to personal information variables (login, password, etc.) in the test scripts.
- Added support for SOAP Web API Load Testing.
- Added support for Rest Web API Monitoring and API Load Testing.
- Added direct access to online Waterfall charts from email alert notifications. Find the Details links in the alert message body.
- Added support for ignoring errors by codes range while monitoring.
- Screenshots and Video recording can be disabled in device settings while configuring web application and web page monitoring.
- iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max devices monitoring is available for BrowserView and UserView.
- The User role with restricted access to Secure Vault was introduced.
- Private Agent Failed Ratio is available in the Private Agents list.
- Private Agents can be configured to execute either BrowserView and UserView devices or WebView and ServerView devices only.
- The number of simultaneous UserView sessions can be limited in Private Agent settings.
- Sensitive information recorded in the scripts can be secured in EveryStep Script Recorder.
- Secure Vault with restricted access is introduced as storage of sensitive data.
- Chrome 77 is supported for web pages and applications monitoring.
- The Device Manager interface updated. To show device details in the list, use the Show Details icon in the header.
- Load Testing from static IP addresses is available.
- Password fields are hidden and converted to context parameters by default in EveryStep Recorder.
- Owner User can add an email address to a user account if an email wasn’t specified before in user settings.
- User Interface updated.
- File download monitoring with EveryStep Web Recorder is available in Chrome and mobile browsers (up to 5MB at once and 20 MB in total).
- Network Throttling is added to the EveryStep Scripting Tool options.
- UserView script execution can be aborted on the first error detected while the device monitoring.
- New geo locations for stress testing are available now: Stockholm and Seoul.
- User Interface updated.
- Network Body Analyzer is added to the EveryStep Scripting Tool options. Use the option to monitor the response body from specific URLs.
- EveryStep Scripting Tool Desktop supports script saving to a specific Department account. Upon saving the script you will be prompted to choose an account to create a device and save the script.
- Passwords are masked and converted to Context parameters in EveryStep Scripting Tool by default.
- EveryStep Scripting Tool Desktop supports Chrome, IE or mobile browsers selection to record script in the HTTP/S mode.
- Payment History layout improved.
- Individual receipts are available to download from the Payment History page for Stress Testing and Service Changes.
- Support of Mail Exchange Record added to Email Round Trip Task; a custom operation timeout can be set independently for delivering and receiving operations.
- Individual XML Feeds (including data on a package and capacity usage) are available for the root Account and for Departments. Department XML Feed delivers data on the selected Department only.
- Network URL Analyzer is added to the EveryStep Scripting Tool options.