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 (Expert mode only)

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

  • Specify the folder for data table storage
  • Enable multiple IP address allocation. For details, see Multiple IP addresses.

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 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 Professional should save and store scenario runtime files collected on remote load generators:

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

Note: LoadRunner Professional applies these settings to all the load generators participating in a scenario. You can change the settings for individual load generators as described in 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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Define the NUnit framework path (Expert mode only)

Select Tools > Options > NUnit Framework tab, and define the path to the location of the installed NUnit framework. For details, see Develop a Unit Test Using Visual Studio (NUnit test).

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