On the Synthetic Monitoring settings page, you can adjust the following settings:
Only Admin and Standard users can access Synthetic Monitoring
Variables are global and can be used by multiple API tests and browser tests. To create a new global variable, go to the Global Variables tab of your Settings page, and click New Global Variable in the upper right corner of your page. Choose the type of variable you want to create:
You can create variables from your existing HTTP tests by parsing its response headers or body. Variables are updated with the same frequency as the test it’s coming from:
Choose the default locations for your browser and API tests details. Options include all of the available managed locations Datadog offers and the private locations that you set up for your account.
Allow URLs to add APM integration headers to that URL. Datadog’s APM integration headers allow Datadog to link browser tests with APM. Define which endpoints should be sent the APM headers by adding a URL into this section.
* to allow wider domain names. For example, adding
https://*.datadoghq.com/* allows everything on
If the endpoint is being traced and allowed, your browser test results are then automatically tied to its corresponding trace.