The Apache JMeter desktop application is open source software, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions.

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Where can I find good JMeter tutorials?

I have just been assigned the tasks of doing some research and doing some JMeter tests of my own to get familiar with performance testing. As I have never used this tool before, I would just like to ...
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Load Testing, Selenium Vs Jmeter Vs other tools

I have been using Selenium/Webdriver for functional testing in a grid setup. We are in the process of transitioning to a Solr based search service. I already have Solrmeter for load testing the ...
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JMeter: Command line tests do not end

When I run my Jmeter test script via command line with a thread count of up to 200 the test executes properly and at the end closes all processes and generates a proper result file. All this takes ...
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Looking for open source, Java-based tool for performance testing

Goal: I have an enterprise application written in java to test for performance. I need to do it separately, so I will be basically simulating a user interaction over http/https. My findings: ...
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Jmeter: Recorded test plan file doesn't open in non GUI mode

I use Blazemeter Chrome Extension to record my Jmeter Test Plans. These recorded scripts are very helpful as they record cookies, variables and sessions that are required and I don't need to take the ...
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Getting a random line from a file with Jmeter

I know that jmeter has a CSV based controller, but this will just read the lines sequentially, one per thread/iteration. I also know that you can use __StringFromFile() to read in a line from a ...
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Tools to measuring page rendering time

I'm using Jmeter at my organization for performance testing. The application is a secured web portal that provides a lot of reports and documents to its user. A major issue that I've run into is ...
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How to stop thread in JMeter?

I need to stop thread in JMeter when some condition is satisfied. How can i do this? I suppose there should be some method like Thread.Stop() or something like this but can't find concrete info.
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Jmeter: Getting error in non GUI mode

While trying to execute Jmeter from command line in non GUI mode I'm getting errorlevel=2 error message. What I did is, Navigate to the Jmeter bin directory in command prompt. Run the ...
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Jmeter: Need to display latency in Summay Report

The Summary Report of Jmeter displays also all the data required to analyze the performance of web request. This includes Labels Samples Average Min Max Std Deviation Error% Throughput KB/Sec Avg. ...
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Are load testing results affected by location, e.g. India vs. USA

I am working on load testing in one of e-commerce websites mean while I came across one question i.e., I am doing the load testing from India. Whether it will be having any changes in results if I ...
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Maximum number of threads supported by JMeter

I want to do load test with 10000 users using JMeter. I want to know whether my system is capable of doing that. My System Configuration : RAM: 4 GB Processor : Intel core 2 quad 2.50 GHz OS: ...
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Nothings gets recorded when using JMeter for load testing of Vaddin-based app

We have been trying to do a Quick Load test on one of the POC application developed in Vaddin using JMeter tool, the server is hosted on local network. The settings for automating Vaddin application ...
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which version of jmeter-plugins (>=0.3.0) can work under JDK 1.5?

Which version of jmeter-plugins (version >= 0.3.0) can work under JDK 1.5? And which version of JMeter is compatible with this version of jmeter-plugins?
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Performance testing with 100 users: how to read links from CSV file in JMeter?

I am using JMeter to do performance testing of a site. I need to test various links of a site (no need to login) with 100 users and loop it for some number of times. I want to put those links in a ...
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Will there be any negative impact, If I load test an Amazon-EC2 hosted application from JMeter (also AWS-EC2 hosted)

Has anyone experience of load-testing a web application hosted on Amazon-EC2 by using the JMeter that is also hosted on Amazon EC2 instance (separate instance). Please share best practices and tips ...
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Applications that export JMeter-compatible JMX files?

Are there any other tools that can cooperate with JMeter tool? For example I record script and then export it to JMeter. I know that I can export jmx file to JMeter using BadBoy aplication but is ...
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How to generate Report Dashboard in Jmeter?

Jmeter has come up with a latest release 3.0. This is a major release not just bug fixes after almost a decade.I read that we can generate Report Dashboard as well with the latest release. Please tell ...
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Why does it matter whether JMeter runs on the same machine as the website?

What is the difference between testing a website on the same server acting as client running JMeter test and testing a website which is on a different server? Which is the best way to test? And why?
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How to login to a web-application using JMeter

I am new to JMeter and I want to learn how to login to a website using JMeter. So I selected Flipkart site for creating my first test. The steps which I have followed are mentioned below:- Created a ...
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JMeter Concurrent Users Count Practice

I have a web application which is working in production and there are 2000+ users of my application. Now I have to perform performance testing on the system so is there any idea how many concurrent ...
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What is common plan for load testing using Jmeter

I am new to Jmeter. I know how to use it and configure necessary things. Today I got one requirement from client that they are having website and they need load testing for that website. I am little ...
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Server has no effect in CPU graph , memory usage etc during load testing

I am doing load testing using Jmeter. We have hosted IIS server on Machine X and one website is running using same server. Now I am putting load on website with 30 users for 30 minutes , during ...
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Python or Java for Loading and Performance testing

I'm looking to choose the best tool to perform Load and Performance testing on my web based application. The content of the application is based on Jasper reports and I want to see the behavior of the ...
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Setting a Connection time out in Jmeter

I want to know how to set the Timeout in milliseconds for HTTP Samplers that are generated by using recording controller. Is there any way to configure this at one place, so that it will be applied to ...
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I am about to automate the Web API testing, how to initiate

There is a web API (RESTful) which is used by our mobile applications. Untill now we were manually testing it through mobile devices. Now, as per our client requirement, we need to automate the ...
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Comparison of JMeter vs Visual Studio Load Test

My organization is currently planning to test the load capability of our web application (we live in a third-world country, of which testing practice is a very new thing here). In accommodating this ...
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Jmeter's threads got stuck and never end

I'm working on some Jmeter scripts, everything seems to work just fine; they got recorded and run properly (for a couple of users anyway). The problem appears when I run the scripts for more than 50-...
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Newbie to Jmeter. How to test a dynamic DOM?

Trying to learn Jmeter on my own and am a little confused. I utilized the template to record my script. My steps included navigating to various pages and making simple string changes. Ran through ...
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How to use multiple Jmeter instances on a single machine

I want to use multiple JMeter instances from a single machine. Is it possible?? I know about distributed testing but I haven't required machines to do my load test. Actually, I need to run four JMeter ...
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Getting null value for variable on using regular expression extractor for Json response

I tested regular expression using view result tree, it returns correct data(30 match results). i used reference name in regular expression extractor as regexid. Regular expression i used is \d{7} ${...
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what is the concurrent users in load testing using Jmeter

in Jmeter, for a thread group, the number of thread users is 20, ramp-up period is 5s, the loop count is 10, so what is the concurrent users in this situation.
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What is recommended hardware infrastructure for running heavy JMeter load tests

We are testing extensive high loads on our Web Sites and Web Services. We use JMeter and other tools for this purpose. Say for ex. We have 5000 users/ second scenario. these scenarios our local ...
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Running jmeter threads in sequential mode

I have a test plan with 100 users and I would want to loop through them once for sake of debugging, hence one user once and second user and so on. I know I can use Once only controller to limit one ...
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How to run JMeter test plan for specified amount of time?

How to run an JMeter test plan that it should be completed in specified time or it should be terminated within that stipulated time? Please throw me light on this question.
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Maximum Number of Threads in Jmeter

what is the maximum number of threads in JMeter from a single machine? I know there is a dependency for hardware configuration. I'm using this hardware configuration: Command: #lscpu Architecture: ...
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While loop working in JMeter

I am working on an script which is using a while loop and I am not able to properly understand the behavior of while loop. like When does the condition become false...? From where does it takes ...
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server configuration to serve 500 requests in jmeter

I have a scenario to do load test. Ex : Each user has to request to 10 urls in the application.This scenario has to be done for 500 or more users . But when I am trying with 20 users it's giving a "...
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How to determine breaking point of my application when performance testing from jMeter

I am doing some performance testing with jMeter on my application. I've check marked Retrieve all Embedded Resources and Clear cache on each iteration. For the thread group I've got: Number of ...
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Jmeter throws “org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException”

We use Jmeter to do performance testing. I gave 10 threads(10 users) with ramp up time 60 secs, 4 out 10 users failing to logout getting org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException: The target server ...
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JMeter - Unable to capture the request after click on download link

I am facing one of the problem in my application at the time of downloading a file. I am unable to capture the request after click on download link. So may be anybody can guide me how to capture these ...
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Load Testing on CSRF enabled website with JMeter

Need help, I'm into a situation where, I need to perform Load testing and I am using JMeter to perform load test. How can I configure CSRF token in JMeter as it's showing 403 Error on the links, the ...
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Connect time(ms) in jmeter is coming out to be 0

I have a Jmeter plan which has couple of samples. While running only the first time the connec time is non-zero positive number otherwise it is coming out to be 0 for all the other samples the ...
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How to get the file location from online drives and use it in jmeter [closed]

There is a situation to get the location of the file from drive, and I need to use the file location in Jmeter. Is this possible?
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Is it worth having one set of tests for both functional and performance testing?

I have been writing RESTful service tests using Jersey client. Though the tests are functional, it occurerd to me that I can execute same tests from JMeter and for performance (With some tweak of ...
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How to read Logs In jmeter

I added " Access log Sampler" in my test plan and i get the logs as follows 1448892504061,2131,806 /,200,OK,Thread Group 1-1,text,true,21945,1,1,1953 1448892506225,385,809 /aluminium.html,200,OK,...
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JMeter threads vs users

I want to know whats the difference between hard-coding user (1 user) credentials to a HTTP Request while threads is 20 and using a CSV Data Config that reads 20 user credentials while the thread ...
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Jmeter problem with http request

I have to make two http requests. The first request generates an xml variable whose value is an integer. Now I have to make a second http request and I must use the first request integer value in part ...
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Not able to login in site using JMeter

I tried a lot and tired now :( I need to Load test a Website. I have configured all things, specified all necessary extractor & expressions and try to login, but it is giving me Response code: ...
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How to set up Jmeter ramp up time?

Please I want to know How to set up Jmeter ramp up time ? and if having error in some requests due to the ramp up time >> ignore the test or how can I handle this problem ? Thanks