Prefix: Activation Topics

Internet access Prefix requires internet access for the initial activation and registration process. Once properly activated, you can then run Prefix without an active connection. Be sure that your machine can reach https://s1.stackify.com and that the certificate path is trusted. Behind proxy server If you’re trying to register Prefix from behind a proxy server, we have a detailed guide that explains …

Prefix: Configuring Proxies

If you have a network architecture that requires internet traffic to flow through a proxy server, this guide will help you ensure that Prefix can communicate out through your proxy server seamlessly. Configuring the proxy is done by creating a file in the agent’s folder (C:Program Files (x86)Stackify Prefix by default) called CustomAgent.config.  Below is an example of how to populate …

Prefix: Uninstall or Disable

How to Disable Prefix: To disable the Profiler, use the Prefix UI and select “Disable profiler” How to Remove Prefix: To remove the StackifyHttpModule from IIS or IIS Express, please execute these commands below. Remove from IIS config: %windir%system32inetsrvappcmd.exe delete module “StackifyHttpModule_Net40” %windir%system32inetsrvappcmd.exe delete module “StackifyHttpModule_Net20” Remove from global IIS Express config: %programfiles(x86)%IIS Expressappcmd.exe delete module “StackifyHttpModule_Net40” %programfiles(x86)%IIS Expressappcmd.exe delete …

Prefix: Can I Use it on a Server?

Prefix will work on a server, however Retrace’s APM is designed for servers. We offer a special discounted price for pre-production usage! Important things to know about using Prefix on a server: By default Prefix does not allow remote access. Read: Remote access to Prefix UI Prefix only shows data from the last 5 minutes Only the last certain # of requests …

Prefix: System Configuration Changes

Prefix makes the following configuration changes: Note: Using the Prefix UI to disable the profiler will remove the registry and environment keys for profiling IIS related config changes: 1. StackifyHttpModule is added to the GAC 2. StackifyHttpModule is added to the IIS Express global config file 3. StackifyHttpModule is added to the IIS config file (if IIS is installed) 4. …