Monitoring stories

improving IT service quality

How can Alyvix Server help you day to day? Alyvix Server helps you manage multiple Alyvix robots across your RDP sessions, schedules and launches your test cases, provides a RESTful API for collecting measurement data, and delivers human-readable reports that certify your application's performance. This article showcases each of these capabilities as we configure an existing Alyvix CRM test case for Microsoft's Dynamics 365 CRM, integrate the measurement data into a monitoring system, and explore the resulting time series visualizations, which can provide you with both diagnostics and decision support.

Can we use Alyvix to build a user-centric visual monitoring test case for Microsoft's Dynamics 365 CRM? Of course we can! Below we'll see how to create a runnable test case for the Sales Hub module, how to use Alyvix Robot to run it repeatedly, and how to interpret the measurements it produces.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is important for utilizing business services used by many companies, even for managing typically satellite operations like warehouse management. As a user-centered set of applications, the performance of all AX modules from a user perspective is vital because of the wide array of employees whose jobs are impaired when it's not available and responsive.

In this blog post we show how to build a test case for Microsoft Dynamics AX that checks performance in the Warehouse Management module by building and using an advanced filter that retrieves values from the command line as part of its filter conditions. A related video in the Alyvix YouTube channel gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to construct the test case described here.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 plays an important role in the business activities of many companies. As a user-centered application, its performance from a user perspective is vital because of the many and wide-ranging types of employees who can't get their jobs done when it's not available and responsive.

We show how to build a test case to inspect and measure two common tasks within AX, filtering and detail inquiry, inside AX's Business Ledger. A related video in our YouTube channel gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to construct the test case described here.

Monitoring installations of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 from a user perspective is important because of the widespread use and importance of AX to business activities. We show how to build a test case to inspect and measure two common tasks within AX: invoice printing within Accounts Payable, and inventory control. An accompanying video in our channel provides further details for those wishing to construct a similar test case themselves.

The Alyvix visual monitoring system helps you proactively find problems that would lower the usability of your IT services by monitoring factors such as availability and responsiveness. By tracking the results over time, it can also detect worsening trends that may not otherwise be noticed. Here we describe two real world examples cases illustrating actual problems that occurred and how they were resolved.