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Quick start guide

Let's discover DevRaven in less than 5 minutes.

Sign up for an account

Get started by signing up for a new account. You can sign up for a new account using your email address for free.

Alternatively, you can simply login with an existing Google account.

Create a Workspace

Up on first login to your account, you will land on My Workspaces page.

  1. Click New Workspace tile.
  2. Provide a name for the Workspace
  3. Click Create button to create a new Workspace.
  4. Click Log in to Workspace for the newly created Workspace.

Configure Alert Channels

Configure Global Alert Channels to receive alerts to configured email address, Slack or Microsoft Teams.

  1. Click Settings in the left navigation menu.
  2. Under Global Alert Channels tab:
    • Receive email alerts by providing an email address where you'd like to receive alerts. Typically this is the distribution list email address for your team.
    • Activate Slack Integration and follow the instructions to enable Slack integration for your Workspace.
    • Enable Microsoft Teams integration by providing an incoming webhook URL for your team.

Synthetic Tests

Synthetic Tests allow you to automate an end-to-end test scenario that can be scheduled to run at regular intervals. The home page lists few test recipes that can be used as templates for creating new tests.

To create a Synthetic Test from a recipe:

  1. Navigate to Home in the left navigation menu.
  2. Select an existing Synthetic test recipe to create a new test from.
  3. Click Create a new test button on the recipe.
  4. A new test is created with the template script prepopulated.
  5. Provide a Name for the test.
  6. Click Submit to create a new test.

API Monitors

API Monitors allow you to setup

To setup an API monitor:

  1. Click API Monitors in the left navigation menu.
  2. Click New Monitor button.
  3. Provide a name for the monitor.
  4. Select an environment if applicable. Environments help externalizing variables without hardcoding your monitors and also those variables can be reused with multiple monitors.
  5. Provide the HTTP Request details.
  6. Select required assertions or use After Request Script for scripting complex custom assertions.

SSL Monitors

SSL Monitors allow you to receive failure alerts for your domain for certificate errors or receive advance warning notifications before the certificate expiry.

To create a new SSL monitor:

  1. Click SSL Monitors in the left navigation menu.
  2. Click New Monitor button.
  3. Enter the Domain Name to monitor. e.g. example.com
  4. Select Warning interval before certificate expiry
  5. Click Submit to create a new monitor.

Web Page Monitors

Web Page Monitors allows you to check the quality of your web pages by running Lighthouse reports from selected monitoring locations.

To create a Web Page monitor:

  1. Click Web Page Monitors in the left navigation menu.
  2. Click New Monitor button.
  3. Provide a name for the new monitor. e.g. Home page
  4. Enter the URL to monitor. e.g. https://www.example.com
  5. Select Device for the monitor.
  6. Select applicable categories and Assert Scores for executing Lighthouse tool.
  7. Click Submit to create a new monitor.

Invite other users

You can add new users to your newly created Workspace.

  1. Click Users link in the left navigation menu.
  2. Click Invite Users tile in the Users page.
  3. Enter the email address of the user to invite and select appropriate role for the user.
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We support Standard User and Admin User roles for users added to a Workspace. Admin users will be able to invite new users and access billing profile for your Workspace.