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HttpWatch: Generate HTTP trace file

28 Aug 2017 8:33 am || 0

How to generate HTTP trace file using HttpWatch?


HttpWatch trace contains detailed information about the browser-to-server communication which helps a user to know the exact source of a problem.

Please follow the steps below in order to generate HTTP trace file using HttpWatch

  1. First please go to web page (
  2. Then on the web page please click download Basic Edition(Free) of  HttpWatch
  3. Now Install the HttpWatch(Support: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 - 11 and Google Chrome 58+)
  4. Now start the HttpWatch before prior to the last step in the browser and click 'Record' button (Ctrl+F2).
  5. Now perform your actions in the Web Dynpro page and stop trace (Ctrl+F3) after the problem is reproduced
  6. At last save the file (Ctrl+Shift+S).

Note: Please save the trace as (.hwl) then attach the file to the SAP Incident.