Archive for the HPE LoadRunner Category

Free up Disk space on Load Generators

LoadRunner and Performance Center environments include machines known as Load Generators, “LG” for short. Frequently we are contacted by users with issues that turn out to be related to disk space. Here are a few best practices to avoid running out of disk space on an LG.

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Working with HPE’s MI Listener

The MI Listener is a component of HPE LoadRunner that allows the controller to securely communicate with machines across firewalls. The two main uses of this application are to connect to either load generators across a firewall or to a monitor over firewall machine. The installation file

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It’s Late 2016, What’s the New Rule for Performance Test Environments?

This question was passed around internally last week: “Does anyone on this distribution list have a list of good reasons why a test environment should approximate that of production to provide accurate test results in lieu of using a cheaper, smaller test environment and math to estimate

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Installing the New Virtual Table Server 12.53

This tutorial is designed to explain and demonstrate the downloading, installation, data loading, and use of the virtual table server (VTS). It is intended for use by experienced HPE LoadRunner users who have a working knowledge of HPE LoadRunner parameters and the C programming language, as it is

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Error Proofing Your HPE LoadRunner Scripts

When an application under test (AUT) produces less than satisfactory results, the first question a customer will inevitably ask is “What went wrong?” Closely followed by, “Are you sure these results are correct? What about the scripts? Are they working properly?” And so it begins. From a

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Setting IP Spoofing with HPE LoadRunner and HPE Performance Center

IP spoofing is the solution when performance testing requires multiple virtual users to use multiple IP addresses from a single host machine (load generator) to keep the web server from blocking those virtual users. Also IP spoofing is needed when the hardware configuration under test balances load

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Mobile Applications: Challenges from Development to Production

Many companies are struggling to balance time-to-market demands for mobile applications while still providing the performance and functionality end users desire. The mobile application lifecycle adds more complexities and unknowns than traditional applications, which only adds to the challenge. In order to be successful, processes need to

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Microsoft Silverlight Performance Testing with HPE LoadRunner

Microsoft Silverlight is a technology that delivers interactive web content. It is designed to give a rich web experience using various media and can be programmed using any of the languages in the .NET framework. Fortunately, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) LoadRunner has a Microsoft Silverlight protocol to

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How and Why You Need to Use HPE LoadRunner (GUI Virtual User)

The benefits of using HPE LoadRunner With minor customization, you can reuse your HPE UFT scripts to test the total end-to-end elapsed time to fully load a page to a client machine Ability to check how your application’s functionality is affected while under load Can check how

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