Iterating through an XML response in an API test This post will show how to iterate through an XML response that has an array of items. This will use several UFT nodes that most people do not use normally. The system will use the sample Fight API tool to assist in demonstrating how to iterate… Continue reading Flight Array Iteration
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. I will also include details about how to… Continue reading Free up Disk space on Load Generators
Discussions regarding the importance of software security are nothing new. However, given the escalation in both the number and intensity of cyberattacks, and the fact that even decade-old vulnerabilities are still being exploited, the importance of security has never been greater. For application developers, the stakes are especially high. According to research firm Gartner, nearly… Continue reading Security: The New Imperative in Software Development
According to market researcher ReportsnReports, North America is the largest market for security testing services, which are estimated to be $4.96 billion by 2019. So, why are 90 percent of security incidents (per the U.S. Department of Homeland Security) caused by exploits against defects in software? It’s no secret to most software professionals that poor… Continue reading Application Security: Can We Achieve It?
Upgrading HPE ALM/QC has always been a source of dread for administrators. It’s a process that typically involves significant planning and meetings, discussion, more meetings, more discussion, more planning, and on and on. Everyone wants to get it right, but few are comfortable with the process. It is very understandable then that most administrators want… Continue reading Upgrading HPE ALM Server: Hidden Post-Update Drama You Might Be Totally Unaware Of
With all the buzz around Gherkin lately, have you found yourself “in a pickle” trying to figure out just what it is? Or how it relates to software testing? Or why you should even care? In a recent blog, HPE ALM Octane: Fact or Fiction, Karen Spencer hinted at one reason you should care. Among… Continue reading In a Pickle over Gherkin?
After many years of using Safenet’s Sentinel RMS License Manager as the basis for its HPE Unified Functional Testing (UFT) concurrent licensing scheme, HPE decided to shift the licensing mechanism to its own in-house creation, HPE AutoPass License Server (APLS), beginning with HPE UFT 12.5x (and Service Virtualization 9.x). HPE’s aim was to bring powerful… Continue reading HPE AutoPass License Server: Trick or Treat?
HPE ALM Octane is HPE’s next-generation lifecycle management solution for modern application delivery. The first release was announced in early June, and there have been two updates to the functionality since the initial release. HPE ALM Octane will allow choice and flexibility to manage traditional hybrid or waterfall methodologies and/or agile development methodologies. This will… Continue reading HPE ALM Octane: Fact or Fiction
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 for the MI Listener is located in the… Continue reading Working with HPE’s MI Listener