Sessions

What is a session?

Une session est une suite d’évènements provenant d’un parcours d’un utilisateur.

It is a series of events of a user journey.

Events are visits to a webpage or a click on a specific item (buttons, links …).

What use is it to me?

This tab displays a list of sessions, each element itself contains a list of events, with the possibility to filter the list by date, by operating system, by browser, by URL …

This tab is used to analyze each event to analyze the origin of an anomaly (for example a too slow request).

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For each element of the list we can see:

  • The date and time of the session
  • The duration of the session
  • The sponsor (direct access or url part of the website)
  • Geolocation coordinates
  • The browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
  • The operating system (Windows, Linux, MACOSX)
  • The size of the screen (width x height)
  • A Weasel icon if a bug has been reported on this website

First fill out the form at the top of the page and click the Apply button.

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With the filters we have all sessions that have the following details:

  • Visits between 1 May 2018 (10 am) and 3 May 2018 (10 am)
  • the browser is Chrome
  • the system used is Linux 64-bit
  • each session contains at least one alert

Now that our number of sessions has decreased, we can find our course: for our example, this is the first of the list. So we click on it to get the details of this session.

A new page appears and there are two parts:

With the first one on top, we can check if it was our session (IP, country …). More information by clicking on the icon

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The third tab is to view the user’s sessions and convert all steps of the session to a test.

We do not need steps click / visit / input . So we will filter everything with the buttons

From now on, only the requests are displayed and it is sufficient to go down until you find a alert.

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Clicking on the icon , a pop-up window opens with various information about the alert.

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