The API request feature provides the call information about each API operation in an application, which includes the call success rate, response, and average response time of successful or failed API calls.
The API request feature of ARMS browser monitoring shows the following information:
- Call success rate of each API operation
- API response
- Average response time of successful API calls
- Average response time of failed API calls
This feature also shows the distribution of the preceding statistics in the following dimensions:
- Geographical location
- Operating system
API success rate
The Success Rate tab on the left ranks the success rates of API calls. The API Success Rate section on the right shows the curve of the call volume and call success rate of the API operation selected on the left within a specified time range. The API Link Trace (TOP 20) section on the right shows the traces of the top 20 failed and successful calls to the API operation. You can click Link Trace and View Details in the Actions column to check the trace and view details.
The Message tab on the left ranks API responses. The Message Request Details section on the right shows the API calls of the API response selected on the left. These API calls are listed by call volume in descending order.
Response time for successful API calls
The Success RT tab on the left shows the average response time for successful API calls. The Success API Response Time section on the right shows two items: the average response time for successful API calls that is indicated by the curve and the number of successful calls that is shown in the bar chart.
Response time for failed API calls
The Failure RT tab on the left shows the average response time for failed API calls. The Failure API Response Time section on the right shows two items: the average response time for failed API calls that is indicated by the curve and the number of failed calls that is shown in the bar chart.
On the Geographical View page, you can view the statistics of each geographical location. The Geographical View page consists of the China View and World View tabs. China View shows statistics by province in China, whereas World View shows statistics by country or region worldwide.
In the API Request module, you can perform the following common operations:
- On the left-side tab, click the upward or downward arrow to change the order of the list. The upward arrow indicates the ascending order and the downward arrow indicates the descending order.
- In the right-side details section, click the list icon in the upper-right corner to switch between chart and table views.
- In the right-side details section, click the clock icon in the upper-right corner
to specify a time range.