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How do I create Business Transaction Match Rules for ICEfaces JSF?

ICEfaces is an open source Software development kit that extends JavaServer Faces (JSF) by employing Ajax.


It is used to construct rich Internet applications (RIA) using the Java programming language. With ICEfaces, the coding for interaction and Ajax on the client side is programmed in Java, rather than in JavaScript, or with plug-ins.


To create a Business Transaction match rule in AppDynamics that effectively matches ICEfaces entry points, follow these steps:


  1. In the Transaction Detection UI tab in the Controller UI (Configuration > Instrumentation > Transaction Detection), create a new custom match rule.
  2. Choose Servlet as the entry point type for the rule.
  3. For the Transaction Match Criteria, match by URI containing the word faces.
  4. In the Split Trasactions Using Payload tab, split by POJO Method Call. Split based on the second parameter (at index=1) of the com.sun.faces.application.ViewHandlerImpl.renderView() method, getViewId(). For example:
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