Welcome to the Dynatrace Community!
Thank you for becoming a part of our Community. This is where you’ll find all the answers you are looking for about Dynatrace and much, much more. Vote for the best ideas, talk with other experts about User Monitoring, suggest new features for Dashboards, share best practices and tips and tricks, participate in challenges, and most importantly – have fun!
Here are some useful tips on how to start your adventure with the biggest Software Intelligence Community in the world.
Check out the Community User Guide and FAQ
Here you can learn all the basics about the Dynatrace Community. Be sure to check the Community Guidelines and six tips on how to make your stay here as enjoyable as possible.
If you have a more specific question about some forum functionality, check out the FAQ. We dive into more details there about how our forum features work.
If you don’t find an answer in the forums, have no fear. Just go to the Community discussion subforum, ask the question, and one of our Moderators will answer it as quickly as possible.
Set up your profile and avatar
Become recognizable to everyone from the start! Choose the picture you want and upload it.
Also, remember to adjust your profile settings to your own needs. Be sure to check notification options so you never miss interesting content.
Browse the forums
There are thousands of questions, ideas, and other types of content in our Community. It can be a little bit overwhelming at the start, but there are lots of options to help you search and navigate through the forum.
Just start by typing what you are looking for in the search bar at the top of the page and press Enter to get all the content you want.
In the top menu, you can see the structure of the Community with four main categories: Open Q&A, Product Ideas, Extending Dynatrace, and Community Connect. In each section, there are many subforums on more specific topics, like Synthetic Monitoring or REST API, so you can quickly find the knowledge you need all in one place and with no hassle.
Reply to questions and create your own content
When you want to comment or ask some additional things in any topic, it’s as easy as clicking the “Reply” button.
For when you want to ask your own question or maybe create a product idea, there’s a “Ask a question/Suggest an idea” button on every page. Click it to go to the Post Content page and create a new topic for everyone to see and comment on. Remember to put it in the right subforum, and be sure to choose labels that describe the topic so you and other users in the forum will be able to find it quickly.
When you see that someone has answered your question from end to end, choose it as the best answer! By doing so, you not only show appreciation to the user who helped you, but you also help other Community members to quickly see how to approach the issue.
Vote, like, follow
When you find the answer or knowledge you are looking for, remember to show your gratitude by clicking the “Thumbs up” button.
The same principle goes for Product Ideas. If you think someone's idea makes perfect sense, and you would like to see it in a future release, click the “Vote” button so we know what our users are looking for.
And remember to follow labels and topics that are particularly interesting to you. Then you’ll be notified about relevant new content and you won’t miss anything.