Track Website Performance with Monitors

CA ASM offers several monitors that you can use to measure page performance. Monitors also check whether your website is serving or providing content correctly. If a performance issue occurs, the monitor sends an alert. You can then view a breakdown of the page load in a waterfall view.
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CA ASM offers several monitors that you can use to measure page performance. Monitors also check whether your website is serving or providing content correctly. If a performance issue occurs, the monitor sends an alert. You can then view a breakdown of the page load in a waterfall view.
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CA ASM Monitors
DNS Monitor
A Domain Name System (DNS) monitor checks DNS servers for the correct resolution of a hostname. DNS monitors perform the following tasks:
  • Query one or more DNS servers (local or remote) for a given resource record and verifies its response.
  • Prevent errors due to a mis-configured DNS.
  • Provide consistent results when queried for resource record of the given hostname.
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Domain Monitor
A Domain monitor checks the consistency of the data that is provided by the Name Servers (NS). This monitor queries local and remote DNS servers for all records (
ANY
or
AXFR
requests). The monitor then compares the results for consistency.
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Full-Page Monitor
Full-Page Monitors (FPM) measure the performance of real browser visits. An FPM performs the following tasks:
  • Uses multiple connections to render a page
  • Builds a DOM and executes JavaScript that a simple HTTP web check cannot execute
  • Provides waterfall charts of all embedded elements in a page, for example, images, CSS files, and so on
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Real Browser Monitor for Firefox
A Real Browser Monitor (RBM) with a
DX APP Synthetic Monitor
recorder script can perform the following tasks:
  • Record and playback user navigation and interactions on web sites
  • Play a recorded script in a real Firefox instance on monitoring stations
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