Enable the Davis Assistant Alexa skill

To enable the Davis Assistant Alexa skill

  1. Sign in to Amazon with the account associated with your Alexa-compatible device (for example, Amazon Echo).

  2. In a new tab, go to the Davis Assistant Console at https://assistant.dynatrace.com.

  3. Sign in and open the User menu at the top-right of the window.

  4. Select Account settings and navigate to Integrations > Alexa.

  5. Select Add Alexa skill.
    Add Davis Assistant Alexa skill

  6. In Amazon, select Enable. Davis Assistant Alexa skill account linking

  7. Enable Notifications and then Save permissions. Davis Assistant Alexa skill account linking

  8. Select the Dynatrace environment you'd like associated with your Amazon account and select Authorize.
    Davis Assistant Alexa skill account linking

    Note
    This can be changed later in the Davis Assistant Console User menu > Account settings > Integrations > Alexa.

  9. Optionally, navigate to the User menu > Account settings > Integrations > Alexa and add tags to the filter interactions. Davis Assistant Alexa skill settings

  10. With your Alexa-compatible device nearby, say Alexa, launch Davis. You should now be able to interact with Dynatrace. Optionally, you can add the Davis Assistant Voice Navigator Chrome extension to Chrome. The extension allows you to view Dynatrace pages associated with interactions using the Davis Assistant Alexa skill.

International users (outside of the United States)

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

Interact with Davis Assistant using the Alexa skill

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 after a response that includes an optional follow-up interaction. 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 Davis Assistant Alexa skill interactions

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

Change the environment associated with your Davis Assistant Alexa skill

From the Davis Assistant Console, navigate to the User menu at top right. Select Account settings > Integrations > Account settings. Under Dynatrace Environment, select an alternative environment.

Note

The Dynatrace Environment selector only appears if you have more than one environment associated with your account.

Enable Davis Assistant notifications through Alexa

To enable notifications, tell Alexa Alexa, ask Davis to enable notifications.

To enable Davis Assistant notifications through the Alexa skill

  1. To confirm that notifications are enabled for the Davis Assistant Alexa skill, open the skill page and then select Enable.
  2. If not signed in, sign in to Amazon with the account associated with your Alexa-compatible device (for example, Amazon Echo).
  3. If the skill has already been enabled, select Manage Permissions; otherwise, select Enable.
  4. If off, turn Notifications on. Then select Save Permissions.
  5. Select the Dynatrace environment that you'd like associated with the Alexa skill and select Authorize.
  6. Close the Alexa success window and select Account settings from the User menu in the top-right corner of the Davis Assistant window.
  7. Select to Integrations > Alexa from the left menu.
  8. Select Enable notifications.
  9. Optionally, add tags to Filter notifications by tags to reduce unnecessary notifications.
  10. Select Save.

Enable Davis Assistant Alexa skill notifications