Network Monitor to monitor the network requests Firefox makes while checking for addon updates

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

Status

DevTools
Netmonitor
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
3 years ago
a month ago

People

(Reporter: Kostas, Unassigned)

Tracking

37 Branch
x86_64
Windows 8.1

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Description

3 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; rv:37.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/37.0
Build ID: 20150326190726

Steps to reproduce:

- install any addon, eg Greasemonkey (optionally install a userscript, also)
- open the Network Monitor
- open about:addons, and press the cogwheel dropdown button>Check for updates
- repeat the previous step with both "enable chrome and add-on debugging" and "enable remote debugging" option enabled


Actual results:

No network requests are displayed



Expected results:

They should be displayed
(Reporter)

Updated

3 years ago
Component: Untriaged → Developer Tools: Netmonitor
To view browser level activity, such as add-on updates, you should use the Browser Toolbox[1].

I just confirmed add-on update requests do appear there.

Feel free to re-open if I've misunderstood!

[1]: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
(Reporter)

Comment 2

3 years ago
You're right! 
I forgot I had to use the Network Monitor in Browser Toolkit.
Thank you and sorry!

Updated

a month ago
Product: Firefox → DevTools
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