Schedule Definition Area

This area displays the selected schedule's details.

To access
Manual scenario > Design tab > Scenario Schedule pane
Relevant tasks
See also

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element

New Schedule. Creates a new schedule.

Delete Schedule. Deletes the selected schedule.

Save New Name. Saves a new name given to the schedule.

Note: Enabled when you start typing the new name.

Start Time. Opens the Scenario Start Time dialog box. You can schedule the scenario to start running:
  • Without delay. As soon as the Start Scenario command is issued.

  • With a delay of HH:MM:SS. The specified time after the Start Scenario command was issued.

  • At HH:MM:SS on <date>. At a specified time on the specified date.

(Group schedule only)
Wait for all groups to finish initialization. When this option is selected, all of the Vusers in all of the Vuser groups finish initializing before any of them start running.

Note: When this option is selected, Initialize each Vuser just before it runs is not available. For details about the Initialize action, see Schedule Actions.

Run Mode
The mode according to which the schedule will run:
  • Real-world schedule. A schedule designed according to a true-to-life series of events.

  • Basic schedule. A schedule according to which all the Vusers start running, run for a given duration, and then all stop running.

For details, see Schedule Run Modes.
Default value: Real-world.

Note: To change the default, select Tools > Options > Execution tab.

Schedule by
The schedule type:
  • Scenario. Runs all participating Vuser Groups together on the same schedule.

  • Group. Each Vuser group runs on its own schedule.

Schedule Name
The name given to the schedule.

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