The following is a decision-tree matrix to assist in choosing which recording mechanism should be used for various situations.
Transaction Definition Creation Mechanism Decision Matrix
There are multiple ways that transaction definitions can be recorded and created. But when to use each of these approaches may not be obvious. This document tries to do just that by providing various decision points.
Note that the approaches include:
AutoDiscovery Fieldpack (deprecated)
Introscope Agent Recorder
There are six typical use cases for APM CE transaction recording
A tech note of APM Customer Experience recording mechanisms can be found here