LoadRunner – Manual Scenario

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario Preparation

In the LoadRunner manual scenario, the scenario is designed manually. That means you manually instruct the LoadRunner that how many users to run and for how much duration and in what way the Vusers have to be started and ended. Based on the scenario the script results will be provided by LoadRunner, like response time, hits per sec, no. of Vusers running etc. To prepare the manual scenario for your load test you need to follow below steps:

1. Open “Controller”

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2. Choose “Manual Scenario”

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario Option
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3. Choose and Add VuGen script(s)

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario - Add Script
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4. Click “OK”

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario - Script
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5. Go to “Scenario Schedule”.

6. Provide the name of scenario (e.g. ‘Perfmatrix’ in below screenshot).

7. Select “Schedule by” and “Run Mode” as per your requirement.

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario Preparation
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8. Set the no. of Vusers by clicking “Edit Action” button.

LoadRunner - Manual Scenario - Scheduler
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9. You can also add new actions by clicking “Add Action” button.

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LoadRunner - Manual Scenario - Action
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10. Similarly, you can delete any action by clicking “Delete Action” button.

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11. Select the load generator.

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12. If you want to overwrite runtime then use “Run-time setting” options, this will overwrite VuGen run-time setting.

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That’s all. Likewise, you can create your performance test scenario (manually). The next step will be to execute the test.


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