Questions tagged [jmeter]

Use for questions about testing with Apache JMeter, such as how to perform specific actions using JMeter, problems with JMeter scripts, ways to improve JMeter scripts, and so on.

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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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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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JMeter: Getting error in non GUI mode

While trying to execute JMeter from the 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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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. Tell me ...
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What kind of response codes will I get in JMeter if the AUT reaches its breaking point and eventually the server crashes?

If I gradually increase the number of virtual users (VU) using JMeter, what response code should I expect when the application under test (AUT) reaches breaking point or the server crashes? How to ...
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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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How to stop thread in JMeter?

I need to stop a 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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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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How to load 100 urls as http request in jmeter?

I have 100 urls/tickers, and I want to load them in test plan(JMeter) as HTTP Request and I want to check the response(text, code) of each URL. My goal is to check each URL/ticker is active or not ...
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How do you test, auto-logout after 60 minutes?

Our system implements that the user with out activity for 60 minutes should be logged-out of the system. How do I test this? Do i need to test it manually? Wait for 60 mins? Is there a tool that I ...
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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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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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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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How to log the summary report when starting the test from command line

I'm starting the test from command line. Is there any way in which i can produce log file in the same form as the summary report listener from GUI mode ?
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How to Use Http Request/JSON extractor(using Jmeter Variable) in Jmeter with Response assertion(using Jmeter Variable)

How to Use Http request/JSON extractor(using Jmeter Variable) in Jmeter with Response assertion(using Jmeter Variable). better to provide with Example?
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Getting error using JMeter behind a proxy

I am new to JMeter and trying to run a test from behind a corporate proxy. I read on the same from apache site and followed the same process so as to run the test. However, i am still unable to ...
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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 ...
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How to record in JMeter when proxy settings is configured to connect to internet

To record scripts in JMeter we need to run the proxy on local port 8080, where as in browser I need to configure for internet connectivity proxy to connect to internet. The company I work for is ...
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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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Authentication and load testing using JMeter

Looking to get advice on how to approach load testing using JMeter, My question is more about best practices since i am totally new to this tool. I am confortable working with samplers, view results ...
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How can I do performance testing on Cassandra database as a manual tester?

I need to send data on Cassandra DB and retrieve it back. I want to check how much time it will take to post data and retrieve it back. We are not using Rest API's. There are methods(logic)only. Data ...
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How can I generate dashboard from two csv files in Jmeter

I am trying to generate a single dashboard from two CSV files. These two CSV files are generated from two different runs. This is what I tried so far. Merge the contents of two CSV files and prepare ...
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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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Unable to launch Citrix application through JMeter

I am trying to test a standalone application on the Citrix platform using JMeter. I have installed the Citrix receiver as well as the JMeter ICA plugin for the same. But I am not able to launch the ...
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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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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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Issue with Reading CSV file when doing Distributed testing in Jmeter

I have a satisfactory test plan, that I have been using to test with from single load generation server to our application server which reads data from a CSV file. I have been been asked to setup and ...
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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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Load/stress testing framework for AWS EC2 instances with startup/shutdown?

I'm looking for a tool/framework (preferably in Java if it involves coding) that allows me to load test a server. I need to be able to launch multiple EC2 instances, hit the server hard for a period ...
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How to share the generated JMeter Report dashboard to stakeholders via email?

Now that I have generated the report dashboard after the JMeter test run, I want to share the same via email to concerned members and stakeholders. Please suggest how can I do the aforementioned task!
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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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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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How to send different http requests at the same time in jmeter

I need to send many http requests (E.g: 500 http request) with different data (E.g: 500 data) at the same time. How can I do it? Example: abc.com/path?param1=xyz&param2=qwe 'xyz' and 'qwe' are ...
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How to check latency time in Jmeter?

What settings do I need to use so I can check latency time in Jmeter?
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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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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 use Jmeter Xpath extractor for multiple run in dynamic API elements

XPath extractor response assertion passed first run but in second run it is getting failed because <name>pc</name> is not coming in API. How to skip this element if it is not coming in ...
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Getting null value for variable on using regular expression extractor for Json response [closed]

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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How can I record the script of Login page with multiple users( Different session id) in JMeter

I have just started to learn JMeter with recording scripting, but which I have not got a proper result of the Login with multiple users login because of the session id, Please suggest to me a proper ...
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Can anyone suggest/recommend books for Jmeter for better handson [closed]

I am a automation tester want to learn Jmeter. I have searched some materials on the net but it will be great for me to find some books.