Archive for the HPE Tools Category

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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Performance Center Maintenance: A Routine Recommendation

Frequently our customers experience downtime in their HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Performance Center (PC) environment for various reasons. How many do you think ever consider maintaining their HPE ALM/PC environment? Not many. You should think of your HPE ALM/PC environment as if it were your vehicle or

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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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How to View HPE LeanFT Test Results in HPE ALM

With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. In previous posts, I showed how to execute tests created in both Eclipse and Visual Studio in HPE ALM.

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Running HPE LeanFT Tests from HPE ALM – Part Two

Tests Created in Visual Studio With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. We found the process to accomplish this in HPE documentation to be cumbersome, and

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Running HPE LeanFT Tests from HPE ALM – Part One

Tests Created in Eclipse With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. We found the process to accomplish this in HPE documentation to be cumbersome, and it

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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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HPE Entitlements – How to View/Activate/Rehost HPE Licenses

HPE has recently updated its licensing/entitlement portal. The portal allows HPE users to manage their software license ownership. Additionally, it is possible to view, download, activate, or rehost HPE licenses. An HPE Passport account is required to log in to the entitlement portal.  Access First-time users of

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A VuGen Solution for Timing HTTP Redirects

When performance testing demonstrates a bottleneck in an integration that is seamless to the end user, how do you pinpoint where the problem lies? On a recent project, I was asked to test the addition of a survey hosted at a third-party site. Once the user completed

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Using UFT Across Multiple Environments

One of the challenges I faced as an automation engineer was the need to run my tests in multiple environments that had different site URLs, databases, server locations, etc. Trying to set up tests so they can run ANYWHERE can be difficult. I had to develop some

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