When troubleshooting various issues, it can be valuable to see information about each object that is getting loaded in the browser. Generating HAR (HTTP Archive) files, or in Internet Explorer's case XML files, is a way to provide this information. This article will walk you through the process of collecting this information in each of our supported browsers, and how you can review the information once a file is produced.
In Firefox, you will need to download extensions in order to generate and save HAR files.
You cannot generate a HAR file with Internet Explorer, but you can generate an XML file containing the same information by performing the following steps:
Viewing HAR / XML files
With HAR files, you can go to the following site to view the captured information: http://www.softwareishard.com/har/viewer/. With the XML file produced in Internet Explorer, you can use a tool like Fiddler to import and view the contents of the file.
The steps provided were written using the following browser versions:
Chrome: Version 46.0.2490.80 m
Firefox: Version 41.0.2
Internet Explorer: Version 11.0.9600.18059