Davis Assistant for Alexa

To enable the Davis Assistant Alexa skill

  1. In Davis Assistant Web, go to the Amazon Alexa integration page (select Configurations from the navigation menu > Integrations > Amazon Alexa).

  2. Select Add Alexa skill. Add Davis Assistant Alexa skill

  3. Sign in to Amazon. Sign in page for Amazon Alexa

  4. In Amazon, select Allow. Davis Assistant Alexa skill account linking

  5. In Davis Assistant Web, confirm that the selected environment is the one you would like to interact with. Davis Assistant for Alexa config page

    Note that you can select a different Dynatrace environment later on the Davis Assistant Web Amazon Alexa integration page.

  6. Optional Add tags to filter interactions and enable notifications and save changes.

    Note that if you enable notifications, you'll see an additional field for filters that apply specifically to notifications. These tags are in addition to interaction tags to make notifications more specific.

  7. Start a conversation with Davis Assistant by saying Alexa, launch Davis. Optionally, you can add the Davis Assistant Voice Navigator browser extension to your web browser. The extension allows you to view Dynatrace pages associated with your voice interactions with Davis Assistant using Alexa.

Accessing the Davis Assistant Alexa skill outside the United States

Due to restrictions imposed by Amazon, international users must select English as their language within the Alexa skill.

Talk to Davis Assistant using Alexa

After adding the Davis Assistant Alexa skill to the Amazon account associated with your Alexa-compatible device, you can start a conversation with Davis Assistant by saying Alexa, launch Davis. Also, as a shortcut, you can immediately say a phrase or ask a question such as Alexa, ask Davis what happened yesterday.

Note

Davis Assistant continues to listen for a few seconds when a response is expected. If Davis Assistant stops listening, you'll need to preface your next interaction with Alexa, ask Davis.

Explore the full list of interaction examples.

View Dynatrace pages associated with your Alexa interactions

If you have a computer running the latest version of a browser, you can optionally add the Davis Assistant Voice Navigator browser extension. The extension enables automatic navigation to any Dynatrace pages that are referenced in your Davis Assistant Alexa interactions.

Change the Dynatrace environment associated with your Alexa skill

In Davis Assistant Web, select Configurations in the navigation menu, then Integrations > Amazon Alexa. Update the selected environment and Save changes.

Enable Davis Assistant notifications through Alexa

  1. In the Davis Assistant skill permissions page in Amazon, ensure that Davis Assistant is authorized to send notifications. Alexa notification permission
  2. In Davis Assistant Web, go to the Amazon Alexa integration page (select Configurations from the navigation menu > Integrations > Amazon Alexa).
  3. Select Enable notifications. Alexa notification configuration
  4. Optionally, add tags to Filter notifications by tags to reduce unnecessary notifications.
  5. Select Save changes.