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Siebel Web Protocol in Loadrunner - Challenging protocol in Loadrunner

Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is one of the top CRM applications, which help organizations to achieve maximum sales, marketing, customer service etc.

Siebel protocol is similar to Web (HTTP/HTML) protocol, but has made lot of changes to the settings to work with Siebel Web Protocol. It is one of the complex protocols where we face lot of issues during scripting, but HP has provided predefined correlation rules, which will help you the scripting easy.

Before recording make sure you set the following recording options:

  1. Go to Recording Options (CTRL+F7) -> Recording -> HTML-based script -> HTML Advanced and set “A script containing explicit URLs only (e.g. web_url, web_sumit_data)”.
    Siebel Recording Options 1
    Siebel Recording Options 1
  2. In, “Non HTML-generated elements (e.g. JavaScript, VBScript, ActiveX, Applets)” set “Do not Record”.
  3. Go to HTTP Properties -> Advanced node and set “clear the Reset context for each action check box”. 
    Siebel Recording Options 2
    Siebel Recording Options 2

Set the following run-time settings after recording:

Go to Run-time settings -> Browser -> Browser Emulation and set “simulate new user on each iteration”.

Siebel Runtime Settings
Siebel Runtime Settings
Some of the Common Errors in Siebel Protocol:

Back or Refresh Error:

We get error, when we pass the wrong TimeStamp or SWEC Count. For every request, the SWEC count will increase, if we pass the wrong SWEC, it will fail by throwing “Back or Refresh Error”.

Server Busy Error:

The following error is one of the common error which we get frequently during scripting and execution.

"The server you are trying to access is either busy or experiencing difficulties. Please close the Web browser, open a new browser window, and try logging in again.[01:55:21] "

The main cause for this the sessions might be less, we should ask for Siebel administrator to increase the sessions in the server.

The following commands will be useful to increase the sessions in the server:

srvrmgr:dev_srv1> CHANGE PARAM MAXMTsERVERS=4 FOR COMP eautoObjMgr_DB
Command completed successfully.

srvrmgr:dev_srv1> CHANGE PARAM MAXTASKS=400 FOR COMP eautoObjMgr_DB
Command completed successfully.

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