A load test is a type of performance test "focused on determining or validating performance characteristics of the product under test when subjected to workload models and load volumes anticipated during production operations". For issues relating to the setting up or running of load tests.

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Capture Provisioning time in Performance testing

I have a situation in my application where I need to wait and note the provisioning time of a Virtual Machine (The time taken when the order got accepted and the time it is available for usage). How ...
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Unable to record Android native app requests in jmeter

I have followed the steps given in article http://www.testingdiaries.com/mobile-performance-testing-record-script-jmeter/ I set manual proxy in phone and started the recorder but none of my requests ...
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Jmeter: How can I keep 1000 or “X” users login requests session alive using JMeter?

Here is my Test Scenario: First, I am generating a load which includes only Login Requests (say for 1000 users). I am using "Ultimate Thread Group" and "Constant Throughput Timer" in my script. ...
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Jmeter: What is the actual difference between two tests which ran for different Time Duration (only hold load time changes)?

Test 1: Ultimate Thread Group= 1500 Http Sampler (Only Login Requests) Total Test Duration= 5 mins (held load for 3 min) Constant throughput timer=100/sec. Output of Test 1: Test 2: Same as ...
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JMeter: How to make my script more realistic?

I want to create a script in JMeter which will mimic a real world scenario. Say, for example, 100 users have logged into my web application using their individual credential. They established 100 ...
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Jmeter: Constant throughput Timer with Ultimate Thread Group

How can I use Constant Throughput Timer with the Ultimate Thread Group in JMeter for a simple Script which includes only "Login" Requests? #Tests will be run in Non-GUI modes. #No assertions or ...
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JMeter: Holding Session for a certain period of time

Is it possible to hold a session for a certain period of time using JMeter? While using "Ultimate Thread Group" it seems that it is holding the threads but in the mean time requests are flooding my ...
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I have 100 Threads in thread group and Ramp up time as 20. Will these 100 threads concurrent if ramp-up time is 20 Seconds?

Is Ramp-up time in Jmeter affects concurrency ? I have 100 Threads in thread group and Ramp up time as 20. Will these 100 threads concurrent if ramp-up time is 20 Seconds? As per theory, I have ...
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Few requests in Jmeter does not get response from server, getting “Socket.timeout” exception

I am running a test plan with 8,000 concurrent users in a Distributed Environment(20 Slaves and One Master) on Jmeter. A few (approx 20-30) requests are not getting any response for a long time ...
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Unable to start the test in JMeter with 1000 users . (I see thread count in negative)

Using a controller, I am trying to connect two remote machines to start the test. With low load (example: 50 users) I was able to run all the 5 scripts. My goal is to run with 1000 users. When I do ...
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JMeter https recording, firefox get “SSLHandshakeException” at app page

I'm using JMeter 2.12 in windows7, HTTP(s) Test Script Recorder (port: 8080, HTTPs Domain: blank, Type: HttpClient4) I followed the below instruction to record https request in firefox. add ...
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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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Visual Studio 2013 Performance results analysis issues

I have to use VSTS 2013 ultimate as a Performance (Load) test tool for one of my project, I have my prior experience in JMeter, but client want only VSTS performance report. I have studied and used ...
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Load test Configuration in VSTS 2013

I have a web performance test created in VSTS 2013 ultimate and 1 execution round of this web performance test creates 1 entry in Database, no matter input data is unique or not, so same input data ...
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VSTS Ultimate not running all users in load test

I have a Web Performance test created in VSTS Ultimate 2013 with Record feature of the tool. This test involves the below mentioned scenario:- Login to application Navigate to the Search Page Open ...
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Can a proportionately scaled down testing environment find performance load issues?

At my company, we are working on ways to improve our testing of database changes, in our testing environment first. Since there are no resources to have a production like volume of data in servers ...
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Performance testing - analysing Graph results in Jmeter

Am new to Jmeter and I ran the test successfully. Now I'd like to understand what the results mean and what is classed as good/bad measurements, and what can be suggested to improve the results. Below ...
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Load-Testing an SMS application

HELP! Any developers whom have ever created a service that interacts with people via SMS, how did you test you application for integrity under heavy load? Im in the middle of helping the company I ...
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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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Real Load Replay

Is there any term in software engineering like Real Load Replay or Real Data Replay? My manager said to me, to learn about this topic. But I have never seen this topic. Any help?
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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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Why does my single user application allow many users in jmeter?

My Application allows only one user to login/perform any operation at a time but jmeter is able to do the same process/request multiple times without throwing any error using same user credential ...
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How to Record & Filter Load Times for Web Ads in Different Browsers?

I need to be able to record advertisement load times for pretty much any website a client asks me to, on various browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, Safari), desktop browsers specifically. I've used ...
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How to determine no. of simultaneous users from JMeter load test results

I executed JMeter Test Plan with around 3000 users. Test duration was around 15 minutes. Now I can see in Active Threads Over Time Listener, that in constant stage there was a load of 3000 concurrent ...
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CSVs and JMeter: using variables from a line in multiple samplers

I'm trying to create a test with JMeter to log in many users and test a website. Each user has a username, a password, and a special id number. The associated id number needs to go into the URL for ...
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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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Using a variable in the filename textfield of CSV dataset config in JMeter

I want to parameterize the filename textfield of CSV dataset config. I am writing into different files for every user that I'm using in JMeter, hence I need to parameterize the filename option in the ...
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Upon starting RPT it is showing “IBM Rational Performance Tester” license Key cannot be found

Step1: When I try to open RPT(version 8.3) then after selecting workspace it shows a pop up which says: “IBM Rational Performance Tester” license Key cannot be found. Step2: In the pop up there is ...
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How do you stress test a video streaming app?

I have a a streaming application that I am going to test. I dont really know how to do this. Do I need a special plugin (if so, why)? Why is it difficult to record a scenario for streaming a video, ...
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Transaction Response Times in Visual Studio

I've been using visual studio (currently 2013) for performance testing for a while now, but, have realized that Transaction Response Time counters are not populated. This happens on all of my tests ...
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Testing Web based video conferencing?

I would like to know about automated testing tools and procedures for testing web based video conferencing. If you know about the tools for testing video calling in pc browsers. Googled a lot but no ...
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Performance / Load Testing: Where can I start?

My Application is a cloud-based solution. And I need to test its performance with many concurrent users that should be within the minimum market viability for concurrent users. I do not have a ...
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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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Websocket Load Testing

We have a Websocket server which I have to load test. The test case is as follows: Maximum number of connections possible Each connections should be sending 1 message/second Tools I have tried: ...
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Coded UI data driven Load test issue

I have Web Performance Test created in Coded UI 2013, this test uses a csv file for providing the Form Post-parameters value. Now, from this performance test I have created a Load Test with number of ...
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Creating a test script for editing the user details using the jmeter

I am new to Jmeter, I have one scenario where I need to do a load test i.e editing a user's details. -> Need to login with credentials ->Need to update the values Above steps need to be performed ...
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Handling JSF ViewState errors using JMeter

I'm facing an issue while running a recorded test scenario of an application login using a single user on JMeter. I've used JMeter's proxy server to record all the requests of the login scenario. The ...
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Extracting an HTML ID using Jmeter regular expression extractor

I have a requirement to fetch the ID of a <tr> tag based on the country name (TestIndia1). I am trying to edit the record, but while editing, it requires the ID. So please let me know how to ...
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How to monitor JBoss active threads of a web application via JMeter

I have a requirement to monitor JBoss active threads (of application under test) while I am performing load test through JMeter. After going through different articles, I came across 2 JMeter which ...
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Jmeter with java coding [closed]

I want to write JMeter requests in Java. I found some examples by googling but I am not understanding how to assert the response i.e. the way we use Response Assertion to check whether the page was ...
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How can I download web applet via JMeter?

I have a java web applet which tries to connect to a hardware token through PKCS#11 and sign a String. When the web page is loaded the sign applet is loaded either. When a dialog comes up in the web ...
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Getting error while running the jmeter script with Ajax Request

Getting this error. I am using the 3rd method from https://blazemeter.com/blog/how-load-test-ajaxxhr-enabled-sites-jmeter I have added the executable file in blazemeter-ajax-sampler-1.0-SNAPSHOT in ...
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Performance test open source tool for desktop applications

I am searching for open source applications to test the performance for a desktop application with multiple functions -like generating reports. I have used applications, but it is good and easy only ...
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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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Magento Performance Toolkit giving fatal error

Ported version of Magento Performance Toolkit for Magento CE 1.9 is giving error (please refer to the image link). I am trying to use it with JMeter to load test a Magento site. Error while running ...
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Limits of load tests from one machine / small controller-agent network

We want to load test a web application using load/stress tests in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. With the number of concurrent virtual users in mind, how do we know when running these tests locally is ...
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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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Load testing selenium scripts in visual studio

I am wondering if someone has some advice for running load testing in visual studio, preferably with a selenium webdriver script. I know that JUnit can be integrated with JMeter, so that you can test ...
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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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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 ...