What is the difference in processing time vs transfer time for a monitor ?

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CA Application Synthetic Monitor (ASM) CA App Synthetic Monitor NIMSOFT CLOUD USER EXPERIENCE MONITOR

Issue/Introduction

Introduction: 

     This knowledge article explains the difference between "Processing Time" and "Transfer Time" as reported by monitors

 

Question: 

     What is the definition of "Processing Time" and "Transfer Time" for a monitor?

 

Environment:  

     Monitors hosted by App Synthetic Monitor

 

Answer: 

    After the HTTP request is sent, the monitor waits for the very first bytes of the result. That period is defined as "Processing time". Afterwards, the time taken to complete the remainder of the HTTP response data is called "Transfer time".

 

Environment

Release: APMCMB99000-8.3-App Synthetic Monitor-Basic Option
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