Using the Timeline view

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The API Monitoring Timeline view displays timelines of recent API traffic, to help you diagnose and investigate issues.

To access the Timeline view, follow the steps in Accessing API Monitoring and select Timeline.

Select timeline view.

The figure below shows the UI with Timeline selected.

API Monitoring timeline view

The Timeline view displays following graphs:

  • Total Traffic: Numbers of requests during 1 minute intervals of the time range.
  • Error Rate: Total errors (4xx and 5xx) divided by the total traffic in each interval.
  • Latencies Percentile: Percentiles for API latency. The graph shows the following percentiles: 50th (median) 90th, 95th, and 99th percentile.

Hover the mouse over any point in a graph to display the values at that point.

Hovering over a timeline graph.

You can choose which graphs to display in the Graphs drop-down menu.

Select timeline graphs.

Graph options for all views

The following graph options are available in all three views: Timeline, Investigate, and Recent:

  • ALERT: Click ALERT to set up alerts and notifications for events, such as spikes in traffic or latencies.
  • View: Select one of the API Monitoring views:

    • Timeline (shown above)
    • Investigate
    • Recent
  • Graphs: Select the graphs to display from the drop-down list.

    When you select the graphs, they are displayed in the order in which you selected them, starting with the most recently selected.

  • Time range: Select the length of the time range for the graphs.

    Select time range.

    You can also turn on Auto Refresh to automatically refresh the data once every minute.

  • Environment: Select the environment for the API.

  • Region (Timeline and Investigate views only): Select the API region.

  • Proxy (Timeline and Investigate views only): Select the API proxy.