Product Documentation

Web Insight Reports

Jun 11, 2014
For application traffic, the reports generated by NetScaler Insight Center are available on the Web Insight node on the Dashboard. The reports include the following categories of entities:
  • Devices. Displays the reports for all NetScaler appliances accessed by the clients.
  • Applications. Displays the reports for all applications used by the clients across all the NetScaler appliances.
  • URLs. Displays the reports for all the application URLs accessed by the clients.
  • Clients. Displays the reports for all clients accessing the applications across all the NetScaler appliances.
  • Servers. Displays the reports for all the servers responding to the client requests.
Web Insight reports consolidate the following data:
  • Applications managed by the selected NetScaler appliances
  • Top five clients details
  • Top five servers details
  • HTTP request methods used by the clients
  • HTTP Response Status
  • Operating Systems used by the clients
  • User agents (browsers) used by the clients
Note: You can click on a chart to view details of the selected component.

The following table lists the Web Insight metrics available with different licenses:

Table 1. Web Insight Metrics with Applicable Licenses
Metrics Description NS 10 Platinum edition, and NS 10.1 all editions NS 10 (Standard and Enterprise editions, and NS 9.3 (All editions)
Devices

Hits

Number of requests received by NetScaler.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes processed by NetScaler appliance.

Yes Yes
Applications

Hits

Number of requests received by application.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes sent to the application.

Yes Yes

Response Time

Elapsed time between the end of an enquiry and the beginning of a response from the application. Response time consists of Client Network Latency, Server Processing Time and Server Network Latency.

Yes No
URLs

Hits

Number of requests received for a URL.

Yes Yes

Load time

Elapsed time, from when the browser starts to receive the first byte of a response until the user starts to interact with the page. At this stage, some of the page content might not yet have been loaded.

Yes No

Render Time

Elapsed time, from when the browser starts to receive the first byte of a response until either all page content has been rendered or the page load action has timed out.

Yes No

Waterfall Chart

A chart that displays the reports for web pages with embedded objects that are accessed by clients. It includes details about load time, render time, response time and number of embedded objects.

Note: To view the waterfall chart:
  1. Navigate to Dashboard > URLs
  2. Select a particular URL and click Page Analysis.
Yes No
Clients

Requests

Number of requests sent by the client.

Yes Yes

Render time

Elapsed time, from when the browser starts to receive the first byte of a response until either all page content has been rendered or the page load action has timed out.

Yes No

Client Network Latency

Latency caused by client-side network.

Yes Yes
Servers

Hits

Number of requests received by the servers.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes received by the servers.

Yes Yes

Server Processing Time

Elapsed time, from when the server starts to receive the first byte of a request from the NetScaler appliance until the NetScaler appliance receives the first byte to response.

Yes No

Server Network Latency

Latency caused by server network.

Yes Yes
HTTP Request Methods

Hits

Number of requests received, distributed with respect to various request methods.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes received, with respect to HTTP request methods.

Yes Yes
HTTP Response Status

Hits

Number of responses sent, segregated with respect to HTTP response status.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes received, segregated with respect to HTTP response status.

Yes Yes

Render Time

Average render time experienced by clients segregated with respect to HTTP status responses.

Yes No
Operating Systems

Hits

Number of client requests received, segregated with respect to user agents used.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes received from clients, segregated with respect to OS used.

Yes Yes

Render Time

Average Render time experienced by clients, segregated with respect to OS used.

Yes No
User Agents

Hits

Number of client requests received, segregated with respect to the user agents used.

Yes Yes

Bandwidth

Total bytes received, from clients segregated with respect to user agents used.

Yes Yes

Render Time

Averaged Render time experienced by clients, segregated with respect to user agents used.

Yes No