Alerting on abnormal web page response times

It is important that our web application remains responsive for users. Sites that lag frequently put off users and can result in them going elsewhere or lost sales. In Chapter 2, Diving into Data – Search and Report, you completed a recipe that analyzes average response times over a given period. In this recipe, you will create a scheduled alert to identify response times that are abnormal (that is, not within the normal range).

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you will need a running Splunk Enterprise server, with the sample data loaded from Chapter 1, PlayTime – Getting Data In. You should be familiar with navigating the Splunk user interface. You should also have configured the e-mail settings ...

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