PAL Data Set Creator Wizard

This wizard enables you to create production data sets using IIS W3C, Apache logs, Google Analytics, Webtrends, or HPE Real User Monitor (RUM). After creating the data sets, you upload them to PAL.

1 - Select Data Source Page

To access the wizard, choose one of the following:

  • From the HPE Performance Center Additional Components installation disk (DVD 2), navigate to Additional Components > Applications > PALDataSetCreator.exe.

  • In the upper-right corner of the My Performance Center window, click and select Download Applications. Click PAL Data Set Creator.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element

Description

Microsoft IIS W3C Extended Log Format

Creates a production data set file using IIS W3C.

Apache logs

Creates a production data set file using Apache log files.

Google Analytics

Creates a production data set file using Google Analytics.

Webtrends

Creates a production data set file using Webtrends.

HPE Real User Monitor

Creates a production data set file using RUM.

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2 - Upload Log Page

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element

Description

Application Name

The PAL application name.

Not Available for: Webtrends

Session Name

Defines the session identifier name.

Available for: IIS W3C

Log definition

The Apache log format. The log should contain the following parameters:

  • %t
  • %T or %D
  • %{Cookie}i or %{your_cookie_name}C

Example:   %h %l %u %t %T \"%{Cookie}i\" \"%{Set-Cookie}o\" \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"

Available for: Apache logs

Log Location

Enables you to browse for, and select, a log.

Not Available for: Webtrends

User Selection - Cookie

Enables aggregating user data via cookies.

Available for: IIS W3C and Apache logs

User Selection - Cookie Name

Indicates the name of the cookie.

Available for: Apache logs

User Selection - IP

Enables aggregating user data via IP tracking.

Available for: IIS W3C and Apache logs

Webtrends Data Extraction API machine:<Port>

Indicates the Webtrends Data Extraction API Host URL (http://<Webtrends Data Extraction API machine>:<port>).

Available for: Webtrends

Username

Indicates the user name for connecting to a Webtrends host.

Note: You must have permissions to access the Data Extraction API.

Available for: Webtrends

Password

Indicates the password for connecting to a Webtrends host.

Available for: Webtrends

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3 - Set Duration Page

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element

Description

From/To Date

Defines the date range for sampling the log.

Not Available for: Webtrends

From/To Hour

Defines the time for sampling the log.

Not Available for: Webtrends

Go to Scheduler Assistant

Click the arrow to display the scheduler. Enables selecting the time for sampling the log. Click OK to set the values in the From/To Date and From/To Hour fields.

Not Available for: Webtrends

Profiles

Indicates the Webtrends profile.

Available for: Webtrends

Date

Defines the date for sampling the Webtrends data.

Available for: Webtrends

Hour

Defines the time range for sampling the Webtrends data.

Available for: Webtrends

Create

Creates the data set file as a zip file.

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