Using C Macros in LoadRunner Vugen

This blog entry discusses the use of macros within VUGen. Macros can be used to make scripts more flexible and powerful, while saving scripting time.

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LoadRunner 12 System Specifications

Considering upgrading to LoadRunner 12? Below are the latest specifications for the Controller, Generator, MI Listener, VUGen, and Analysis.

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What’s new in LoadRunner 11.52?

HP’s May 2013 release of LoadRunner 11.52 was more than just a simple patch. While there are general performance improvements in VUGen and Analysis for general user functions, it also has several new features, protocol support and enhancements. This article will cover many of them so you can determine if it is time to upgrade.

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Xenapp Lingering Interferes with Vugen Recording in LoadRunner

Recently one of our LoadRunner consultants was experiencing Vugen recording issues using the Citrix/Xenapp protocol. After some investigation into the configuration settings on the Xenapp server, a focus was placed on the “Linger” setting.

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LoadRunner Vugen: Encoding and Decoding Base64

Vugen code that could be used as a starting point for encoding/decoding BASE64 information in your script. Based on HP Knowledge Base article KM00211140.

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LoadRunner Utility Code: Lance’s Log

This LoadRunner utility code is used to assist in analyzing test data, or to write desired dynamic data from scripts to .csv files outside of LoadRunner scenario results folders.

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VuGen Error Checking and Detailed Logging

This is a basic scripting technique for enhancing your VuGen script to add error checking and detailed logging (in this case a web HTTP status code that is in the 4XX – 5XX range) for specific steps.

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LoadRunner Parameter and Correlation Naming Conventions

Bill Selph addresses suggested naming conventions for parameters and correlated values for an easier way to edit and debug of complex scripts in LoadRunner.

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VuGen: Creating Combination Static/Random Values For Parameters

This post addresses a situation where part of a VuGen parameter value neededs to be a hard coded value, and another part had to be totally random.

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VuGen: Extracting String Data From A Parameter

This post examines a condition where data being returned in the parameter captured in the web_reg_save_param function included more characters than was needed and there no easy left/right boundaries to use to get only what was needed.

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