ScriptShare helps DéjàClick users share their recorded scripts so that they are easily accessible by others from any location. This facilitates the ability of users (AlertSite customers or not) to share their scripts with a select group of recipients who can automatically download and replay them without having to go through a series of manual steps.
Script sharing is an efficient way to communicate and collaborate. If an online interaction falls through, or something appears amiss with a Web page, or you simply need to describe an online event, you don't need rely on mere words. With transaction sharing, you can show, not tell.
The Firefox browser with DéjàClick is required for ScriptShare. If you are unfamiliar with DéjàClick, please review the Quick Start Guide. This guide will show you how to install Firefox and the free DéjàClick add-on from the DéjàClick home page.
DéjàClick ScriptShare requires non-AlertSite customers to register for a free account. AlertSite customers can use their AlertSite account credentials to log in to ScriptShare.
To register for a free account:
Click on the Remote Services button in the DéjàClick toolbar and select AlertSite Login to display the DéjàClick login dialog.
Click on the link Sign up for a free account to get the Registration page and enter a display name, email address and password.
You can also sign up directly on the ScriptShare Web Site
When you receive the account activation email, click the link provided to confirm registration.
The Share Recording menu item in the Remote Services dropdown on the DéjàClick toolbar enables you to share scripts. It's activated when you power on DéjàClick. You must be logged in to share scripts.
Record a script or select a previously recorded script accessed from the DéjàClick toolbar Open recording button (AlertSite account holders can also download a script from their console).
Click on Share Recording.
If you are not currently logged in, the Login dialog will be presented to you.
The current script is automatically uploaded to your repository.
Enter a name and optionally a description and a list of email addresses to share the script with.
Note: If there is no script currently loaded in DéjàClick, you will be redirected to your private repository to select a script to share and add email addresses to the recipient list.
All the recipients of the shared script will receive an email with the Shared Script URL. When the recipient accesses the shared script URL, the script is automatically downloaded and replayed on their machine without any manual intervention (other than the encryption key for encrypted scripts - more on this in Upload and Download below).
Note: The recipient does not need an account to be able to download/replay the script, but DéjàClick must be installed on their Firefox browser for replay. If the recipient does not have DéjàClick or is not using the Firefox browser, the shared script URL will redirect to a special page with instructions for installing DéjàClick and Firefox. After their system is configured with Firefox and DéjàClick, accessing the shared script URL will automatically replay the shared script.
Scripts are uploaded and stored in your private Script Repository accessible only to you as the registered user. Scripts stored in the Script Repository must have a Name and optionally, a Description.
The Script Repository is accessed from the Remote Services dropdown menu on the DéjàClick toolbar.
From the repository, you can log in to play, load, edit, and delete your scripts. You can also access your scripts directly from the ScriptShare Web Site.
There are links to view, add, and delete email addresses from the recipients list as well. Click on the status (yes or no) under the shared column.
This will expand the details of the stored script.
Click (add shares) to enter more recipient email addresses to the list.
To delete a recipient, hover on the recipient's name and mouse-over the ×, then click the that appears.
Upload Scripts to Repository
After you have recorded a script with DéjàClick, or have selected a saved recording from the DéjàClick toolbar Open recording list, you can upload the script to the Script Repository from the Remote Services toolbar menu. The Upload Recording item displays a dialog box with the Service Type Script Repository.
Choose this option for remote storage of scripts. The Script Repository service type is the default service type for free account users. Free account users cannot access the paid service types (Business Transaction Monitor, On-Demand Load Test), which are grayed out in the dropdown since they are available only to AlertSite customers. The Upload Recording dialog can also be used to replace existing scripts.
Note: Shared scripts may have size restrictions, sharing limits, and expiration dates, depending on whether the user is an AlertSite customer or a free account holder.
If there are any sensitive fields, such as passwords, in the script, you will be prompted with a dialog asking if the script is to be encrypted before upload. You can then choose remote encryption to encrypt sensitive data with an encryption key.
The uploaded script will appear in the Script Repository list with a lock icon . Recipients of the shared script will need to know the encryption key to replay the script.
Download Scripts from Repository
You can download scripts from your remote repository with the Download Recording entry on the Remote Services toolbar menu. The Download Recording dialog box contains the Service Type Script Repository.
The names of all your scripts are listed in this dialog. Selecting a name from the list displays the description, if any. You will need to enter the encryption key in order to download encrypted scripts.
ScriptShare Web Site
You can navigate directly to register for a free account or scripts.alertsite.com to access your repository without using DéjàClick.
After logging in, access your scripts to play, load, edit, or delete, or modify the shared script recipient list for any of your stored scripts.
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