FAQ: How Do I Enable APM+ on Existing IIS Servers

If you have already installed an Agent on a server but didn’t enable APM+ at that time, you can simply go to the appropriate server and enable CLR Profiling. Option 1: Using the Retrace UI To do this go to the settings icon to the right of the server, and go to Server Settings From Server Settings, you can simply …

.NET Agent Installation: Configure Windows Services

By default Retrace only profiles applications hosted within IIS. If you want Retrace to capture transactions from an application running as a Windows service, please follow these directions. Step 1. Install Retrace Windows Agent with the option for Windows Services with one of the below options: Option 1. New install in interactive mode: Upon installing check the box for Enabling the …

.NET Agent Installation: Configure Self Hosted WCF Applications

Retrace automatically supports WCF transactions that are hosted within an IIS application. If you are “self hosting” WCF in a Windows Service or similar background app, please use these directions. 1. Configure Retrace to know about and profile your application By default Retrace only profiles IIS applications. Please review this article on how to tell it to profile your application: …

.NET Agent Installation: Configure Self Hosted Web API

Retrace automatically supports Web API transactions that are hosted within an IIS application. If you are “self hosting” Web API in a Windows Service, please use these directions. 1. Configure Retrace to know about and profile your application By default Retrace only profiles IIS applications. Please review this article on how to tell it to profile your application: .NET Agent Installation: Configure …

Troubleshoot: APM+ for .NET

This guide is intended to help users who are experiencing problems trying to configure their application to send APM data to Retrace.  If you haven’t already, check out our documentation on installing Retrace for your appropriate application framework.  This guide will provide you with a checklist of items that will help troubleshoot what is going on.  If you are still not …

.NET Agent Installation: Enable Classic IIS App Pools

When Stackify Retrace or Prefix is installed, StackifyHttpModule is registered in IIS. If you are using “classic” application pools, they will not automatically use Stackify’s module. To fix this you can either add the module to your application’s web.config and redeploy your app, or modify the master web.config on your server or PC to reference the module. Note: Some APM features …

.NET Agent Installation: Advanced Topics

In some circumstances, you may find you need to install the APM+ Profiler for .NET in a manner other than the default installation approach. This documentation covers those outside-the-norm installation methods that are available to you. You will also find some additional details here about how the .NET Profiler works. Technical and Performance Notes Performance The Retrace .NET Profiler has …