As Dynatrace user session analysis has been in beta release for some time now, we’ve had a chance to address your feedback and improve the views and workflow for some of the use cases. Over the past weeks, we’ve made numerous small, but valuable, improvements to Dynatrace user session analysis and search views. This post brings you up-to-date with the latest changes.
User tag and error events
Segmentation of user sessions of a single user
User action count has been added as a new attribute so that you can easily identify user sessions that have a high number of actions.
User session list improvements
Two new columns have been added to the user list to provide you with a quick impression of the average user session duration per user and the average number of “clicks” (i.e., user actions) that were performed by the same user across all that user’s sessions. You can sort the list based on user session duration to find out which users spend the most and least amount of time using your applications.
Filtering and searching user sessions
For finer, more granular segmentation of user sessions, Dynatrace now supports four new criteria for filtering and analyzing user sessions based on user action data and session duration.
Filter user sessions that have the shortest duration or that are within or longer than a specific value or value range (see examples below).
User action count
Filter user sessions based on a specific number of user actions (see example below).
User action duration
Filter user sessions that have at least one user actions where the user action duration is faster, within, or slower than a given value or value range (see example below).
User action name
Filter user sessions that include a specific user action. You can add more than one user action to the filter. You can search for all user sessions that include at least one instance of any one of multiple user actions in their click paths (see example below).
Combine user session filters
You can combine multiple user session filters to create complex filters that return only those user sessions that fulfill all filter criteria. The example below shows a search for user sessions that are accessed via a web application on a desktop browser and have session duration longer than 5 minutes. Further, the user action count for these user sessions must be 5 and there must be at least 1 user action longer than 5 seconds. Also, a user action called click on “Login” on page /orange.jsf must occur in the user session for the session to be a match.