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Strtok Function in Loadrunner with Example

Sometimes we want to capture all the values that match our specified delimiters and conditions but strtok function itself only captures the current value in the char token. Adding a sprintf function will allow you to store each of the values that you want to capture for later use (like choosing random) in different parameters.

Ajax Click and Script Functions in Loadrunner

The following function emulates the real behavior of Ajax click and script applications in Loadrunner. Function Name Description ajax_accordion This functions emulates the user extending or collapsing a Menu ajax_autocomplete This functions emulates the auto complete based on the text that we entered. ajax_collapsiblepanel This function emulates the user extending or collapsing some of the fields in the application. ajax_rating This function emulates the user setting a rating of a rating control. ajax_reorderlist This function emulates that reordering of lists. ajax_slider This function emulates setting of value using slide control. ajax_tabs This function emulates the user performing on folder-style tabs in atlas applications.

SAP Click and Script Functions in Loadrunner

SAP click and script functions emulates the real behavior of users performing on SAP business process using Loadrunner. VuGen records all the activity that user performed on the SAP application. The following functions are generated during recording. sap_button Emulates a user click action on SAP application button. sap_check_box It emulates user action performing on SAP GUI check box. sap_drop_down_menu It emulates user action performing on the drop down menu sap_edit_field It emulates that user click on any editable field. sap_iview It emulates SAP Enterprise Portal application iView frame on SAP GUI. sap_list It emulates the use of drop-down menu on multiple SAP GUI list for HTML application. sap_menu It emulates the user navigation on top level menu of SAP GUI. sap_navigation_bar Emulates the user action on navigatio

HP Stomrunner Load – Agile Performance Testing Tool from Loadrunner Team

So you working agile these days, the application developing has become faster and faster day by day and the release periods getting closer and closer with so many involved in development. You needed to be very easy to plan, run and scale your web and mobile performance testing so that any one regardless of his expertise can easily handle the agile testing process. HP Stomrunner Load enables agile development team to easily test and tune the applications. Stomrunner Load is very simple, and it allow to easily design load test on cloud and identify the performance issues quickly. You can use your Loadrunner scripts with Stomrunner Load. All you need to do is upload you scripts to Stomrunner Load. You can try HP Stomrunner Load here .. Check out this video for more on HP Stomrunner Load.

SAP extends its reseller agreement with HP to sell Loadrunner

HP has recently signed a reseller agreement with SAP. On this agreement, SAP will resell all the HP Software testing products such as Loadrunner, UFT etc. SAP is offering all the HP solution under Sap Fortify by HP to identify the bugs/defects/issues that occur during development. SAP believes that a company will suffer huge losses if there are any business interruptions, security and performance issues during production and it will also affect the brand image of the company. The SAP Fortify by HP products will help to detect the issues before the application goes to production and helps to fix the issues. Sap Fortify by HP will help in the following areas: It will help to identify and fix the software defects. It will help to lower the cost of development of software. It will fix the performance issues before application goes to the production. It will help to fix all the security issues in the application.

Web Controller in Loadrunner - A New Feature From Loadrunner 12.02

HP has released a new feature called the Web Controller. The name itself indicates that now you can control your load test from the browser interface and can be accessed through a browser. Now, you can run your load tests from anywhere. It is just like a small HP Performance Center . You can see some of the screenshots of the Loadrunner Web Controller here. What are you waiting for... Let's go ahead and install the new version of Loadrunner . Please note that this has been added in Loadrunner 12.02 as tech preview and not a fully functional component. You can give your feedback in this link . For more Loadrunner Tutorials

Converting Fiddler Session to VuGen Script in Loadrunner

In this tutorial, I will show you how to convert Fiddler session to Loadrunner Script. Download the fiddler from the following website:  http://www.telerik.com/fiddler . You can also download chrome extension of fiddler here . Fiddler Download Fiddler Download 2 Click on Install, once you download the Fiddler, as shown in the following images. Once you install the Fiddler go to Start -> Programs and Search for Fiddler OR go to Internet explorer and click on tools and click on Fiddler. Once you launch the fidller, click on WinConfig and Click on exempt all and click on save changes. Now, open the application in the internet explorer. The events will be automatically recorded in fiddler as shown in the following image. Once the navigation has been completed, click on save sessions. The file will be saved with .SAZ extension. Open the vugen, click on File Open->script/solution and select all files as shown in th

Loadrunner 12.02 Protocol Updates and Changes

HP has released the new version of Loadrunner 12.02. HP team has changed a lot of changes in Loadrunner 12.02. The following protocols are updated with more user friendly features. Citrix ICA: Enhanced interactive logging: It will help you to go through the logs easily and help you find the issues quickly. Text trapping: A new feature has been added for Java application in Citrix Agent. Letest Version: Now, you can use the latest version of XenDesktop and NetScaler Access Gateway. Web - HTTP/HTML: There are many Features add to Web protocol • It supports the latest of Internet explorer, Chrome and Firefox. • New traffic filtering recording option. • GWT 2.5 and 2.5.1 Support • TLS1.1 and TLS1.2 Support RTE Protocol: Now RTE protocol supports the latest of Windows 8.1, Windows 2012 R2 and IPV6 Support. Oracle - Web: Now Oracle Web protocol has enhanced correlation rules for Oracle Fusion and Oracle ADF. Flex: The new Flex protocol supports the latest of Fl

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: 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 In, “Non HTML-generated elements (e.g. JavaScript, VBScript, ActiveX, Applets)” set “Do not Record”. Go to HTTP Properties -> Advanced node and set “clear the Reset context for each action check box”.  Siebel Recording Options 2 Set th

Difference Between HTML and URL Mode in Loadrunner

What is the difference between HTML and URL Mode? HTML Mode: HTML Mode is the default recording mode available in Loadrunner for Web (HTTP/HTML) scripts. When you record an application in HTML mode it will not record all the resources, but it will keep in extras as shown below and when the same script is executed it will parse all the urls one by one in extras and It will take some time to parse all the urls. Please find an example of HTML Mode below for Bing.com. Bing.com in HTML Mode:

You will get 50 Vusers License From Loadrunner 12 Community Edition.

HP has changed his way of doing business with their products. It is trying every possibility to get the business and to give the competition to other tools. Jmeter, Neoload and some of the top tools are also giving a huge competition to the HP Loadrunner. HP is also rapidly upgrading the Loadrunner to meet the latest technology upgrades and the competition. HP has come up with Loadrunner 12 community edition, where you will get 50 Vusers license to performance test your application. You can test your app on any protocol with the 50 Vusers. This helps you a lot before finalizing in buying the license of Loadrunner. Sometimes we buy the license and get to know that we can't do the performance testing with the Loadrunner where this will become the hectic.  Here is another good news now, you can purchase the vusers license with your credit card or PayPal, which was not there earlier. HP has come up with a website called pronq.com where we can buy the licenses easily.

Flex Protocol in Loadrunner - Recording | Correlation | Jars | Errors

Overview of Flex Protocol: What is Flex: Flex emulates a client and server application method. Flex uses different technologies to develop Rich Internet Applications using Flash Player. Adobe Flex is a powerful framework, using we can develop powerful interactive applications. These flex applications are set of MXML and some other files combinely play the script on the flash player or also called swf files. Examples: Share market graphs, that change dynamically over the internet. Usually, these type of applications are developed using Adobe Flex. Recording: We usually record this application with multi protocol web and flex protocol.  Correlation in Flex Protocol: For regular web functions we use the web_reg_save_param function for correlation. For flex we use lr_xml_get_values and lr_xml_find functions to capture the values from the response. The name itself indicates that we are capturing xml values from the response. The main value which we do correlation in Flex proto

How many load generators do we need for Performance Testing

It's one of the regular questions that will be asked as to how many load generators do we need in Loadrunner or any other tool. It depends upon the testing tool that we use and the configuration of our system (Example: CPU, Memory, Operating System etc.). Without knowing the exact load generators sometimes the performance testing results may vary. For example, if we need four load generators instead we ran the test with only two load generators and the load generator machines will get slower and the permance testing results may vary. Recently I have gone through an article where the HP Loadrunner team beautifully explained about how many load generators do we need for our test. We need to follow these steps to calculate how many load generators do we need.  First, we need to record the script and enhance the script to work with multiple users and iterations. Once the script is ready, upload the script to controller and run the script with one user using a few minutes del

Loadrunner Vs Jmeter Vs NeoLoad with Table and Differences

Criteria Loadrunner Jmeter NeoLoad Commercial License Yes No (Open Source Tool and has Good Online Community Support) Yes Launched By HP Apache Foundations Neotys/NeoLoad Protocol Coverage It supports more than 30 protocols including enterprise software SAP Focus primarily on HTTP and Java-related protocols (JMS, JDBC).Also supports FTP, LDAP, SOAP. NeoLoad has good support of more than 40 Protocols. It supports enterprise Applications SAP, Oracle Siebel etc. Record and Playback capability Yes Yes Yes Image Based Recognition Yes Yes Yes Text Based Recognition Yes Yes Yes Real Time Test Monitoring Yes Minimum Yes Result Reporting Yes Minimum Support(No GUI Graphs - Need to use