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You can configure the display names by which various pages and iframes are referred to and sorted in controller lists and dashboards.
In this topic, the term "pages" includes iframes and base pages.
No matter how the page is named, AppDynamics always reports the page name in lowercase.
Open the browser application in which you are interested.
On the left navigation bar, click Configuration.
Click Instrumentation >.
To save any configuration changes, click Save.
This is the order in which AppDynamics evaluates the page naming rules.
If you enable the default naming configuration and do not modify it, AppDynamics identifies and names your pages using the first two segments of the page URL.
You can modify the default configuration by double-clicking Default Naming Configuration in the Include Rules section. This opens the Include Rule popup, where you can select the dropdown using parts of the URL to include the protocol or domain in the name, use different segments of the URL, or include query parameters or anchors in the name.
You can also choose the dropdown using a Regex match on the URL to match page names by running a regular expression.
If you do not want to use the default convention at all, disable it by clearing the Enabled check box. In this case, you must configure at least one custom page naming rule so that AppDynamics can identify and name pages.
You can create custom include rules for identifying and naming pages.
To create a custom include naming rule, from the Include Rules section, click Add. Then you use the same Include Rule popup to configure the custom include rule to identify and name the page.
The order of the include rules in the list determines the priority of the rules: The rules at the top are evaluated first, and the rules at the bottom are evaluated last. You cannot change the priority of Default Naming Configuration, but you can modify or disable it.
When using regular expressions to match URLs in your include rules, you should note the following:
Suppose you have multiple pages that include the string
search/r/region in their URLs, such as
search/r/region23, etc., and you want to name all the pages from that set as a single-page named
search/r/region. By selecting the dropdown using a Regex match on the URL, you can enter a regular expression to remove the domain name and the number at the end of the URL, grouping all your
/search/r/region URLs into one set. Because all the URLs contain
search/r/region, AppDynamics now collects information for them all under the single-page name
search/r/region. Otherwise, it would use the default page naming rule, or, a rule with higher priority.
You can configure custom exclude rules for pages in the same way you configure include rules. Any page with a URL matching the configuration is excluded from monitoring.