NeoLoad – Monitors

In NeoLoad, the third tab under the Design section is ‘Monitors’ where you can configure the monitoring agents and monitored machines. Monitors are required to watch the behaviour of the server during the performance test and identify the bottlenecks. NeoLoad provides a list of monitors and monitored machines which makes the task easy.

How to add a monitoring agent in NeoLoad?

  1. Go to ‘Design’ section
  2. Click ‘Monitors’ tab
  3. A default ‘localhost’ monitor appears under ‘Monitoring Agents’
  4. Select ‘Monitoring Agents’
  5. To add new monitoring agent, click ‘+’ sign in the right side
  6. Input the IP Address or Host Name of the monitoring agent
  7. Click ‘OK’
  8. The newly added monitoring agent will get added in the list. You can check the availability status of the monitoring agent under ‘State’ column of Monitoring Agents pane.
NeoLoad - Monitors - Monitoring Agents
Figure 01

How to add a monitored machine in NeoLoad?

  1. Go to ‘Design’ section
  2. Click ‘Monitors’ tab
  3. Select ‘Monitored Machines’
  4. Click ‘New monitored machine’
  5. Enter the IP Address or host name of the monitored machine, choose the monitoring agent from the dropdown and select the required monitors (one or more) from the given list.
  6. Read the given instruction and click ‘Next’.
  7. Provide the required details and click ‘Finish’
  8. The newly added monitored machine will get added in the list.
NeoLoad - Monitors - Monitored Machines
Figure 02

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