Deprecated features and technologies

This section provides information about features, protocols, and technologies whose support was partially or fully discontinued, or will be discontinued in future versions of LoadRunner Professional and VuGen.

Removed features

  • TruClient coded scripts feature is deprecated, starting from version 2022.
  • J2EE/.NET Diagnostics integration with LoadRunner Professional is deprecated, starting from version 2020 SP2.
  • TruClient Lite is discontinued, starting from version 12.63.

    TruClient Lite 12.62 is still available in the Chrome Web Store for a period of time, but will be removed in the future. We recommend using TruClient in VuGen instead.

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Removed support for technologies

LoadRunner Professional and VuGen no longer support these product technology versions:

OS/browser/protocol Product Versions
OS Windows 7 All versions
OS Windows 10

1507, 1511 (November), 1607, 1703 (Creators), 1709 (Fall Creators), 1803, 1809, 1903, 2004

Deprecated from 2022 R1: 1909

OS Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
Distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 and all earlier versions
Distribution SUSE Linux Server Enterprise (SLES) 12.1 64-bit
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04
Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer IE 10
.NET .NET Framework

4.5, 4.5.1

Deprecated from 2022 R1: 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1

Citrix ICA Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 5.x, 6.x, 7.18, 7.6
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7

1811, 1903, 1906

Deprecated from 2022 R1: 2009

Citrix Receiver 4.9
Dynatrace Dynatrace AppMon All versions
Eclipse Eclipse IDE Neon, Mars, Luna, Oxygen, Photon
Java Java 6, 7, 9, 10
Java Vuser for Continuous Delivery (Eclipse Add-in for Developers) Selenium 2.24.1 to 3.11.0
JUnit JUnit

4.0 to 4.9.1

MAPI Microsoft Messaging Application Programming Interface 2007, 2010
NUnit NUnit 3.2, 3.4
Oracle 2-Tier Oracle Database 9i R2, 10g R1, 11g R1 & R2
Oracle NCA Oracle Forms 4.5.10.8 and 6i+
SAP GUI SAP GUI Client

7.40, 7.50

Deprecated from 2022 R1: 7.60

Siebel Web Oracle Siebel CRM 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.7, 7.8
Teradici PCoIP Teradici PCoIP Agent 2.7 to 2.13
Teradici PCoIP Connection Manager 1.5 to 1.8.0
Teradici PCoIP Security Gateway 1.11 to 1.13
Teradici PCoIP - VMware Horizon 6.2.1
VTS-Client VTC for Java functions All functions

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Protocols supported for replay only

If a protocol is supported for replay only, you can no longer create scripts based on that protocol.

Protocol Supported for replay only

Ajax Click & Script

From version 12.60

Tip: Migrate your existing Ajax Click & Script scripts to another Web protocol such as TruClient - Web or Web - HTTP/HTML

COM/DCOM From version 12.60
EJB (Enterprise Java Beans) From version 12.00
Java Record Replay with CORBA From version 12.60
Java Record Replay with Jacada From version 2022
JavaScript Vuser From version 12.00
MMS (Media Player) From version 12.53
MMS (Multimedia messaging service) From version 12.53
VBScript Vuser From version 12.00
Web - Click and Script From version 12.00

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Fully removed protocol support

There is no record or replay support for the following protocols:

Protocol Supported for replay only No support
Flex -- From version 2021
MQTester (IBM WebSphere MQ) -- From version 2021
DB2 CLI From version 11.00 From version 12.55
i-mode From version 11.00 From version 12.55
Informix From version 11.00 From version 12.55
PeopleSoft Enterprise From version 12.00 From version 12.55
PeopleSoft -Tuxedo From version 12.00 From version 12.55
Real From version 11.50 From version 12.55
SAP - Click & Script From version 12.53 From version 12.55
Siebel - DB2 CLI From version 11.00 From version 12.55
Siebel MSSQL -- From version 12.55
Siebel Oracle -- From version 12.55
Silverlight From version 12.55 From version 2022 R1
SQL Server From version 11.50 From version 12.55
Sybase Ctlib From version 11.00 From version 12.55
Sybase Dblib From version 11.00 From version 12.55
VB Vuser -- From version 11.50
VoiceXML (VXML) From version 11.00 From version 12.55
WAP From version 11.50 From version 12.55

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Planned future removal of technologies

The following product technology versions are no longer supported by their vendors. To align with this, support for these technologies will be discontinued in a future version:

OS/browser/protocol Product Versions
OS Windows 10 20H2, 21H1
OS Windows 8.1 All versions
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04
Distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (64-bit)
Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer All versions
Browser Microsoft Edge (legacy version) All versions
Citrix ICA Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2103
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR
Java Java 8
Teradici PCoIP Leostream Connection Broker 8.2

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Planned future removal of functionality

The following information provides advance notice of functionality that will be removed in a future version of TruClient:

  • TruClient Standalone. We recommend using TruClient in VuGen instead.

  • TruClient - Mobile Web protocol. We recommend using the TruClient - Web protocol instead.

  • Using synchronous APIs in JavaScript code. We recommend using asynchronous APIs instead.
  • Connections measurement for TruClient.
  • Configuring start and end events for a transaction in TruClient.

For details on these features, see the TruClient Help Center (select the relevant version)

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