Network Logs

The Network Logs tab of the Step Details screen displays information about requests between your web browser and the site being tested on per step basis. To facilitate your root cause analysis efforts, the network logs are presented in the context of the specific step, along with the screenshot of the step.

You can filter your results by several elements. Clicking on a request reveals the HTTP headers associated with that request.

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The information displayed for each request is described in the following table.

ItemDescription
FileThe name of the file
StatusThe HTTP status code
MethodThe HTTP request method
DomainThe domain to which the request was made
TypeThe request type (i.e. XHR, JS, CSS, etc.)
SizeThe response size (including headers and body)
TimeThe duration from the start of the request to the receipt of the response
WaterfallA visual breakdown of the request activity

Accessing a Network Log

There are two methods of accessing network logs from the Test results screen.

To view the network log of a specific step:

  1. Go to Runs > Test Runs, hover over the relevant test, and click the master icon to open it.
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The test opens in a new window.

  1. Hover over the step in your test run for which you want to view the Network Log, and click the View screenshot icon.
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  1. The Step Details screen is displayed. Click the Network Log tab at the top of the screen.
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A list of request results specific to your step are shown.

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You can view the request results for previous and next steps by clicking on the arrows on the left and right sides of the screen.

  1. To close the Step Details screen, click the X in the top right corner.
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Filtering request results

You can filter your results by filename text, domain, type, and errors.

To filter by filename text and domain:

  1. In the Filter box, enter your filter criteria.
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The results are instantly filtered based on text in the File and Domain columns.

To filter by request type:

  1. In the request results table header, select one of the request types. Options include XHR, JS, CSS, Img, Media, Font, Doc, WS, and Manifest.
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The results are instantly filtered based on your selection.

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By default "All" is selected. You can choose only one request type to filter at a time.

To filter by requests with errors:

  1. In the request results table header, select the Errors Only checkbox.
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Only those results with errors are shown.

Viewing HTTP headers

You can view the HTTP header data for each request.

To view the HTTP headers:

  1. Click any of the rows containing request data.
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The Headers window opens comprised of three sections: General, Response Headers, and Request Headers.

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  1. Close the Headers window by clicking on the X in the upper left corner.
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Each of the three sections of the Headers window can be minimized and expanded by clicking on the expand arrow to the top left of each section.