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18 days ago
Topic:
How to schedule tests

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
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Posts: 43
George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
Topic: How to schedule tests
You can schedule tests using Windows task scheduler and StresStimulus command line interface
18 days ago
Topic:
Ultra HD and 4k support missing

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
Thank you for reporting the issue. StresStimulus was tested on HD, FHD and QHD resolutions up to 2560x1600. It may also work fine on some higher resolution, but the buttons will be smaller.


Can you please provide a screenshot or more details regarding the issue with displaying buttons on your 4k monitor?


Thank you
19 days ago
Topic:
Ultra HD and 4k support missing

Cees Vogel
Cees Vogel
Posts: 2
Currently on a UHD and 4k screen the GUI doesn't behave as expected in all screens and buttons become hard to see and click.

Please fix!
19 days ago
Topic:
How to schedule tests

Cees Vogel
Cees Vogel
Posts: 2
Hi There,

I was wondering how to schedule tests and if using Jenkins is a possibility so I can integrate with the rest of the environment here.

Please let me know!

Kind regards,

Cees
7/13/2017
Topic:
Command line execution not closing app

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
Opening and running the test followed by closing StresStimulus should run as expected. The only thing I can think could have happened is, if you try changing the test settings while it’s running. In this case, StresStimulus will not close due to the hanging save prompt. Command line interface was meant for automatic test execution in unattended mode and making changes during this time is undesirable as it can block StresStimulus from closing.
7/12/2017
Topic:
Command line execution not closing app

shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
I'm trying to run load tests from the command line in the standalone StresStimulus version, as is documented here. The app opens up and the load test runs. However, it then shows the Test Summary, and the app does not close. When I manually close it, I'm also prompted to save the test. I'm hoping to run the test multiple times in a row, unsupervised, so need for the app to close and for control to return to return to the command prompt when test execution completes. It looks from the documentation like that's how it's supposed to work, but that's not what I'm experiencing. Is there something I'm missing, or is this a bug?

Many thanks!
7/12/2017
Topic:
Exporting / Sharing Test Steps

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
When you create an external report it includes a page detail grid with the list of pages
http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Page+Details


It also includes a sub-report for every page that lists all requests in this page
http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Page+and+Transaction+Result+Tabs


External report can be created as a single HTML or PDF file that can be shared
http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/External+Reports
7/11/2017
Topic:
Exporting / Sharing Test Steps

shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
Is there a way to export the list of pages and the associated request URLs to Excel / Word / etc.? The goal is to be able to share test result information with others who don't have StresStimulus installed. In order for the page request times to be meaningful, those stakeholders may need to be able to see what the requests were that were executed. I see options to export to a .har file or a Visual Studio Web Test, but I'm looking for more of a reporting option.

Thanks much!!
7/10/2017
Topic:
Missing Default Timeout setting

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
The best way to set the timeout on every request is to do it inside the script editor http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Scripting. Open the script editor and hit Ctfl+f to bring up the Find/Replace dialog. Find Session and Replace with Session Timeout=”xxx” where xxx is the timeout you want to set. Note the default timeout is 60 seconds. Click Save & Exit to save changes and close the editor.
7/10/2017
Topic:
Missing Default Timeout setting

shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
It appears from the documentation like there is supposed to be a setting for "Default Timeout (s)" configurable at the test case level. However, in the StresStimulus software I have installed, that seems not to be the case - there is a setting for "Timeout (s) at the request level, but I want to set a global default. There's a "Request Timeout" setting at the test case level, but possible values are just "Enabled" / "Disabled". How can I set the number of seconds for the default timeout in the current version of StresStimulus?

Thanks much!
7/3/2017
Topic:
How to undo a parameterization

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
In order to delete a parameter in the parameterization grid, clear the content of the Replace With column. In order to delete a parameter in the parameterization editor or free format editor, right click on the parameter and select Restore to Recorded option. If you need to delete many parameters, you can also the Script Editor (http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Scripting+Objects) and delete all unnecessary Parameter nodes.
6/30/2017
Topic:
How to undo a parameterization

shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
I did a bulk replace with the Add Parameter command, but a couple of the spots where the replacement happened are not correct. I don't want to back out the bulk replace, but just to fix those individual calls. Also, in another spot, {{AutoCorrelated}} was placed in a spot where I want a parameter instead. A Create Parameter replace command doesn't seem to work when the thing I'm trying to replace is already a parameter or an {{AutoCorrelated}} tag. How do I make changes to replace parameter and {{AutoCorrelated}} with the original content that shows a strikethrough, or with an alternate content?
6/30/2017
Topic:
Changing protocol

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
Topic: Changing protocol
What you need is to do change the scheme for your host. In the Main Menu go to Options > Hosts/Content-types > Change Scheme… In the dialog type the host for which you want to flip the scheme for. For more go to http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Change+URI+scheme
6/30/2017
Topic:
Changing protocol

shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
shammann
shammann
Posts: 6
Topic: Changing protocol
I have a script recorded against a site using https, but I want to also be able to run the test steps against a test site that doesn't have https configured. How can I change the protocol for all of the requests? I see this post https://www.stresstimulus.com/forum/convert-recorded-http-to-https-532, but I don't know how to get to the Fiddler Web Designer, and also I want to do a bulk replace, not a separate replace for each call. Thanks much!
6/30/2017
Topic:
Replacing the Path

George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
George @StresStimulus
George @StresStimulus
Administrator
Posts: 43
Topic: Replacing the Path
Let me make sure I understand your situation. You have an application that has the following URL: http(s)://[host]/[vpath]/[file] and you want to change the [host] and [path] for every request.
To change the recorded [host] just use host remapping feature which you mentioned.
To change the recorded [path], follow these steps :
  • Create a new scriptable variable and call it, let say VirtualPath. http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Internal+Scriptable+Variables
  • In the GetValue method replace throw new NotImplemenetedException() with return “[newPath]”; where [newPath] is the name of your new path. This can always be edited later when the [newPath] changes.
  • Next you need to parameterize all requests and change /[vpath]/ to /{{newPath}}/ In the test case tree right click on the first request and select Create Parameter.
  • Switch to Parameterization Editor http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Parameterization+Editor
  • Hit Ctrl+F to bring up the Find/Replace dialog http://support.stresstimulus.com/display/doc46/Creating+Multiple+Parameters+from+Editors
  • In the find what textbox type: /[vpath]/
  • In the replace with type: /{{newPath}}/
  • In the search scope select: All Requests
  • Hit the Bulk Replace button.

  • Hope this helps.
    6/29/2017
    Topic:
    Replacing the Path

    shammann
    shammann
    Posts: 6
    shammann
    shammann
    Posts: 6
    Topic: Replacing the Path
    I am new to StresStimulus, trying it out for the first time today. I recorded a bunch of tests against one site, and now I want to point the same tests to another site that has the same codebase, but has a different host and path (i.e. the app directory name in IIS is diifferent). I see how to use Host Remapping to target a different host, but the only way I can see to change the first part of the path in all the requests, is to create a script that returns the new value, and sub it in individually on every single test step. That seems very inefficient, and unworkable over time as a way to accomplish this. Is there some simpler way to do this substitution? Many thanks!
    6/20/2017
    Topic:
    jMeter with Selenium vs StresStimulus

    George @StresStimulus
    George @StresStimulus
    Administrator
    Posts: 43
    Selenium allows you to bypass the challenge of correlation in testing complex web applications. The downside of Selenium is that it cannot handle many virtual users, so you may be substantially limited on the amount of load you can test. But if you need to test a very small number of users, then the combination of jMeter and Selenium may be a good choice.

    However if you need to run performance tests on complex websites with a greater number of users, then StresStimulus will auto-correlate your application without sacrificing the number of VUs.
    6/19/2017
    Topic:
    jMeter with Selenium vs StresStimulus

    Unregistered User
    Unregistered User
    Posts: 140
    We are evaluating jMeter with Selenium and StresStimulus. What are the advantages of your tool for an enterprise application?
    6/14/2017
    Topic:
    502 error when logging in as a different user

    George @StresStimulus
    George @StresStimulus
    Administrator
    Posts: 43
    502 error means bad gateway. It means that your server or upstream proxy rejected connection from fiddler/StresStimulus. Since it worked before, something changed in one of the several areas. For example:
    • misconfiguration of your IE -> Internet Options -> Connections section;
    • changes in the security settings of your corporate proxy;
    • changes in your network routing that caused your traffic to be routed differently.


    Many of these errors and possible solutions can be found when you Google “fiddler 502 error”. For example:
    https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/httpfiddler/d3mhMq6ZtuM
    http://www.telerik.com/forums/502-errors-on-http-tunnel-connection-to-443
    https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/httpfiddler/cj5oc0mIXv0


    Since this error is network specific, I would not know what caused it in your case.
    6/14/2017
    Topic:
    502 error when logging in as a different user

    Unregistered User
    Unregistered User
    Posts: 140
    Today we tried to run scripts using StresStimulus. We ran the scripts before but this time we are seeing a 502 error when we try to verify them. The same error shows up for all of the scripts. The only difference from the last run is I am logged into Windows as a different user, but we connected to the same server.




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