User manual

System Maintenance


On this page, you can find the support for the "System maintenance" of GetCertified.

  1. Accessing the page

    To access the "System maintenance" page, you should click on the "System" menu and select "System maintenance."

  2. Services

    Applications and services connected to the system are listed here. You can export the list of services in XLS, PDF, CSV, or XML files.

    Ping Service

    To check the reachability of service from the application, you can click on the "Ping service" icon in the "Actions" column:

    1. If the service is unreachable, you will get the message "Service failed to respond," and the service's status will become unavailable.
    2. If the service is reachable, you will get the message "Service responded," and the service's status will become available.

    Start or stop system-wide jobs

    System-wide jobs are "Batch mail job," "Scheduled report jobs," and "Jobs scheduled in Jobs Dashboard" and should be executed only one service. In the "Actions" column, you can:

    1. Start system-wide jobs by clicking on the icon.
    2. Stop system-wide jobs by clicking on the icon.
  3. Upgrade

    Browse the upgrade package and click the "Upload patch" button. Upload patch file as the archive. Do not extract it. The upgrade will not work if the file format is different from '.zip.'

    IMPORTANT: We strongly suggest that you perform a snapshot and export of the YouTestMe Virtual Machine before applying any changes and verify that the virtual machine can be restored from the created export file.

  4. Disk info

    Basic information of the memory usage of the partition on the Linux virtual machine is displayed here.

  5. System diagnostics

    By clicking the "Run system diagnostic" button, a script will be executed on the system. This script aims to gather information about the system, and it takes a few minutes to finish its work. After that, the script's log file will download on your machine, and you can send it to us so that we can perform a detailed analysis.

    IMPORTANT: Do not close this browser tab while the script is being executed. If you close it, the script will not download. You can continue your work in the application in a new tab.

  6. Database

    1. By clicking on the "Export database" button, you will export the database to a file.
    2. By clicking on the "Import database" button, you can import the database from a file.

  7. Monitoring

    By clicking on the "Performance Monitoring" button, a new tab with a monitoring tool will be opened. This tool measures and calculates statistics on an application's actual operation depending on the usage of the application by users. It is mainly based on statistics of requests and evolution charts.
    One of the most important statistics you can measure under "Performance Monitoring" is the number of active HTTP sessions during a predefined period. You can preview the statistics report containing the number of concurrent users.

    Preview report with the number of connected users

      There are two ways to view the statistics report containing the number of concurrent users:
    1. Click the "HTTP sessions" to preview connected users' reports during the time you choose (During the day in this case).
    2. On the same page, under the System information, click the link "View HTTP sessions."

    Preview a report – Click the HTTP sessions

    You can see on the picture the statistics of monitoring taken on the exact date and the exact time divided by categories. After choosing the "HTTP sessions-1 day" option, you can see the report that shows the number of HTTP sessions per day. The report shows the duration of the session by each user. The number of users signed in the application within the time shows on the chart. The monitoring tool tracks the number of users signed in the session measured by a time. Take a look at the chart report below, and there you can preview the number of HTTP sessions during a day.

    Note: One HTTP session is equivalent to the one signed-in user.
      There are the following actions available with the HTTP sessions report:
    1. Return back – returns you to the monitoring home page.
    2. Return to the monitoring page (monitoring home page).
    3. Update the chart (report).
    4. Display reports in PDF format.
    5. Display online help on a new page– opens the help of a monitoring tool.
    6. Download the monitoring tool on your computer.
      One more option is available, and that is that you can change the period you will preview the report. You can choose:
    1. Day – preview daily statistics report.
    2. Week – preview weekly statistics report.
    3. Month – preview monthly statistics report.
    4. Year – preview yearly statistics report.
    5. All – preview the report of all periods.
    6. Customized – select the period from date to date to show the report.
    7. By deployment – choose the version of a system to preview to report.

    Preview a report – Click the "View HTTP sessions" link

      You can see the following columns in the report:
    1. Session ID – the identification number of a session.
    2. Last access – the moment when the user accessed the session.
    3. Age – represents the duration of a session.
    4. Expiration – the exact time when the session expires.
    5. IP address – represents the IP address of a user.
    6. Country – the location of the user signed-in the HTTP session.
    7. Browser – the browser from which the user started the session.
    8. OS – the operating system of a user's computer.
    Note: These columns attributes are essential for an administrator and the statistical analysis. The fields "Number of attributes," "Serializable," and "Serializable size" are the additional attributes in the table.
      You can perform the following actions as well:
    1. Return back.
    2. Update the table.
    3. Display the report in PDF format.
    4. Invalidate the HTTP sessions.
  8. Tomcat log

    By clicking on the "Download log file" button, the complete application log will be downloaded. While you are on the page, the log is continuously updated and loaded on the screen.


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