Performance Center 12.01 Scheduling

Scheduling in Performance Center 12.01 is done from the “ALM Desktop Client” not from the “My Performance Center” interface. Intuitively, the web interface of My Performance Center should replicate the functionality of the LR Controller, however it seems in 12.01 the schedule feature has not been implemented.
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Make LoadRunner behaving more like a modern browser

Often you will need to get LoadRunner to behave more like a modern web browser. The following settings can help. Use TLSv1 encryption rather than the default SSL. Other options include 2, 3, 2 and 3, TLS. web_set_sockets_option("SSL_VERSION", "TLS1.1"); Specifies the maximum number of concurrent connections per host. Modern browsers use 6-8 connections depending on the […]
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Undeclared identifier ‘HTTP_INFO_DOWNLOAD_SIZE’

In LoadRunner when you script a new “Mobile Application – HTTP/HTML” protocol, the web_api.h file is not automatically included. When you use functions such as web_get_int_property(HTTP_INFO_DOWNLOAD_SIZE); as you would in a normal “Web – HTTP/HTML” protocol you will receive the following error:

Include the following line into your globals.h file:

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How to check if you are using compression?

As a performance tester, a quick performance win is to do a front end analysis of the website. One of the key items to check is whether HTTP compression is enabled. Compression is a simple way to save bandwidth and speed up any site. With modern browsers all having built in debuggers, checking for compression is easier than […]
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