SAS Enterprise Session Monitor 2022

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This document is intended as a quick reference which attempts to explain the basic mechanisms of operation in SAS Enterprise Session Monitor. It is referenced by the installation and configuration documentation. Any users looking to install, configure, or administer the SAS Enterprise Session Monitor application should read this document first.

What SAS Enterprise Session Monitor does

SAS Enterprise Session Monitor keeps an eye on the server-side operation and performance of a modern client/server based SAS environment. By giving users of the environment full visibility of server activity, it helps everyone concerned better understand the system's capacity, relative day-to-day performance and the impact of individual users' actions on the overall performance.

How to access SAS Enterprise Session Monitor

The SAS Enterprise Session Monitor interface is a thin-client web application which requires no desktop components to be installed. Once SAS Enterprise Session Monitor is deployed and configured, your Administrator should send you with a link which will let you access SAS Enterprise Session Monitor via your web browser. The URL may contain a port number at the end, and look something like this:

http://myesmserver.myinternaldomain.net:18080/

Opening the URL the Browser will load the SAS Enterprise Session Monitor web interface. It is recommended that you use a reasonably recent version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 is supported but not advised.