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Configuring Profiling Session


After you select the profiling target, you can proceed to configuring a profiling session. Depending on how you run dotTrace, the profiling session options will be shown either in a separate window or on the right panel of the Home window. The options are divided into two groups:

Configuring_Profiling_Session_2 Application Options
These are options that depend on the application type. For example, if you profile a standalone app, you must provide a path to the app's executable. If you profile an IIS app, then you must specify the app's URL, and so on.

Configuring_Profiling_Session_3 Profiler Options
These options define how dotTrace should collect data during the profiling session. Typically, all you need to choose here is a profiling type: what profiling method to use (performance or timeline) and what data should be collected more accurately (in case of performance profiling): a number of calls or calls time.

Last modified: 5 December 2014
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