How to Configure Scenario Options

The following sections describe how to configure options that will be relevant for all your scenarios. You configure these options in the Options dialog box (Tools > Options).

Configure timeout options

Select Tools > Options > Timeout tab and specify timeout values for commands related to the load generator. For user interface details, see Options > Timeout Tab.

If the command is not executed successfully within the timeout period, the load generator status changes to Error.

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Configure Vuser runtime settings

Select Tools > Options > Runtime Settings tab. You can specify:

  • The Vuser quota for a scenario

  • How to stop running Vusers

  • Whether to use a seed number for random sequencing

For user interface details, see Options > Runtime Settings Tab.

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Configure general scenario options for Expert mode

Select Tools > Options > General tab to specify the following general scenario settings that apply when in Expert mode:

For user interface details, see Options > General Tab.

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Configure the default schedule run mode

Select Tools > Options > Execution tab. Under Default Scheduler select a default run mode. For user interface details, see Options > Execution Tab.

For details about schedule run modes, see Schedule Run Modes.

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Define a command to run after scenario results are collated

Select Tools > Options > Execution tab. Under Post Collate Command, enter a command to run after collating scenario results. For user interface details, see Options > Execution Tab.

For more details about collating run results, see How to Collate Scenario Run Results.

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Configure global runtime file storage options

Select Tools > Options > Runtime File Storage tab, and specify where LoadRunner should save and store scenario runtime files collected on remote load generators:

For user interface details, see Options > Runtime File Storage Tab.

Note: LoadRunner applies these settings to all the load generators participating in a scenario. You can change the settings for individual load generators as described in How to Modify Load Generator Settings.

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Configure monitoring options

Select Tools > Options > Monitors tab, and configure the online monitoring settings. For user interface details, see Options > Monitors Tab.

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Configure debug information options (Expert mode only)

Select Tools > Options > Debug Information tab, and determine the extent of the trace to be performed during a scenario run. For user interface details, see Options > Debug Information Tab.

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Configure output display options (Expert mode only)

Select Tools > Options > Output tab, and configure how to display running Vusers on the Controller machine. For user interface details, see Options > Output Tab.

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