Transaction Tests
ThousandEyes transaction tests are scripted synthetic user interactions with web-based applications such as online shopping or video streaming. Unlike the page load test, which only checks if the front page responds, a transaction test can traverse multiple pages and user actions. Transaction tests run on ThousandEyes enterprise and cloud agents using a component called BrowserBot, running Google’s Chromium browser.
Sections on transaction tests:
  • Getting Started with Transaction Tests - Start here if you’re new to transaction tests or browser synthetics. Pages include when to use a transaction test, generating tests scripts, and how you can use transaction test metrics in alerts and dashboards.
  • Transaction Test Development Guide - Refer to this section when you’re ready to start tweaking your test scripts or writing custom JavaScript code.
  • Use Cases | Code Examples - This section outlines a few of the more common use cases for transaction tests, and describes how to use the ThousandEyes scripting repository to find more examples.
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