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What does the "Synthetic Engine Health Check" actually check?

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We use Cluster Active Gates for Private Synthetic Monitoring in Dynatrace Managed and want to implement automated checks for our Private Synthetic Locations. While implementing them, we've noticed that there's a "Synthetic Engine Health Check" status reported in the Cluster Active Gate section of CMC:


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What exactly does this health check verify? Does it test, whether browser and http monitors can be actually executed from this location or is it more like a low-level health check of the process?


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Hi @tim_gerlach  !


this field shows whether the browser monitors module is operational on that ActiveGate

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