You can access AppMon Web from the AppMon Client. Select Dashboard > New and click Dynatrace Web. You can also use the following links in any supported browser:
- Go directly to the AppMon Web home with
- Use the AppMon Web link on Services home:
http://<AppMonServer>:8020. This page also contains links to the Webstart Client and other administrative features.
In case of port conflicts, you can change the AppMon web port in the AppMon Client. To do so, click Settings menu > Dynatrace Server > Services item > Dynatrace Web tab, and specify the new port in the HTTPS listen port field.
AppMon Web is built for viewing on tablet devices and desktop machines that have a minimum browser resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. For example, iPad mini physical resolution 2048 x 1536 versus browser resolution 1024 x 768. More details for your device can be found here.
AppMon Web is supported and tested with the following browsers:
- Edge 14+
- Firefox 50+
- Chrome 55+
- Safari 10+
Drilldowns to the AppMon Client require a running AppMon Client. See the AppMon Client requirements for more details.
Access to the web UI is granted by assigning certain permissions to a user role. The permissions configuration takes place in the Users item of the Dynatrace Server Settings dialog box. Permissions allow administrators to control access to certain dashboards, workflows, and data in the web UI. See User Permissions and Authentication for information how to create user accounts and assign permissions.
Permissions use cases
Limit users to only view web dashboards, without access to analytics data or workflows
The permission View web dashboards grants access to shared dashboards. It is also possible to prevent users from changing the datasource of the dashboard.
Engineers and developers
The permission Allow application analysis in web UI grants access to workflows related to application backend analysis, like PurePaths, transaction flow, errors. It also allows to view web dashboards.
Business analytics and User experience management
The permission Allow business analysis in web UI grants access to workflows related to business analytics, like world map, user analytics. It also allows to view web dashboards.
Operators and IT
The permission Allow infrastructure monitoring in web UI grants access to information relevant to operations, like hosts and processes, and databases. It also allows to view web dashboards.
The permission Manage all web dashboards allows a user to see, modify and delete every web dashboard present on the AppMon server, including those owned by other users.
All of the permissions listed in previous use cases are limiting access for certain System Profiles. The permission Create web dashboards is a basic permission, which assigned on its own, allowing users to create web dashboards for all System Profiles.
Default user roles
By default, AppMon has these roles for different levels of access control, sorted from less to more powerful:
- No Permission: doesn't have any permissions.
- Guest: allowed to view certain application-related dashboards, but cannot modify them or create new. Doesn't have access for self-monitoring dashboards. Can't modify System Profile and server settings. Typically suitable for business users, who wants to see the data, but doesn't need to perform any configurations.
- User: allowed to view certain application- and system-related dashboards, but cannot modify them or create new. Allowed to work with stored sessions. Can't modify System Profile and server settings. Typically suitable for experienced business users.
- Power User: allowed to view and modify certain application- and system-related dashboards. Can modify System Profile, can't modify server setting. Typically suitable for developers, who should have extended access, but should not affect server settings.
- Administrator: has all the permissions
See Permission mapping for more information about permissions and full list of permissions for these roles.
AppMon Web secure login requires at least the permission View web dashboards for at least one of the installed systems profiles. This permission is included in the default Guest, and all more powerful user roles.
To view information, marked as confidential, the Read Confidential Strings is required. This permission is included in the default User, and all more powerful user roles.