How to monitor webpages with login and password?
How to monitor authenticated webpages in Distill cloud?
Step 1: Create Profile for the webpage at https://monitor.distill.io/#/w/0/profiles/.
Add a new profile name and click on “Add New Profile”.
A remote browser will open in Distill cloud. Enter the URL of the webpage that you want to monitor and sign in using the credentials.
Save cookies and exit.
Step 2: Click on drop down and select “Webpage with profile” as shown below.
Step 3: Select the profile, enter the URL that you want to monitor and click on GO button. It should open the logged in webpage.
Step 4: In the Visual selector, select parts of the web page and save.
Once saved, Distill will monitor the webpage using your saved cookies.
When cookies expire, you will get an error notification. In that case, you should save your cookies again for the webpage. To save cookies, go to https://monitor.distill.io/#/w/0/profiles/ -> click on “open remote browser” for the profile -> enter URL -> Sign in -> save cookies and close.
Please note that number of profiles are limited as per the subscribed plan.