What's New - LoadRunner Cloud 2022.03

The following features were introduced or enhanced in LoadRunner Cloud.

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New navigation menu

LoadRunner Cloud has a new navigation menu in the banner, which you can use to:

  • Search the LoadRunner Cloud Help Center.

  • Access the tenant management area.

  • View notifications and exports.

  • Access LoadRunner Cloud's scripting tools, CI plugins, agents, streaming accounts, and Public APIs.

Additional links and functions are also available in the new navigation menu, which gives you better access to useful resources from wherever you are working in LoadRunner Cloud.

For details, see the LoadRunner Cloud banner.

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Enhanced JMeter integration

When you add a JMeter script that contains more than one enabled thread group to a load test, LoadRunner Cloud creates a separate script for each thread group.

For details, see Scripting tools.

Upgraded support for Selenium and Gatling

LoadRunner Cloud now supports Selenium version 4.1.0 and Gatling version 3.7.4.

For details, see the Non-VuGen protocols.

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Reload a script from Git

You can now reload a script from a Git repository, even if it was originally loaded from the file system.

For details, see Reload scripts.

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Enhanced Azure DevOps integration

The ID of a test run started by the Azure DevOps extension is now exposed in a variable. This enables you to query LoadRunner Cloud's public APIs to retrieve additional metrics, when the run has finished.

For details, see Use the Azure DevOps plugin.

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Enhanced DevWeb support

DevWeb scripts now support the option to use the pacing configured in runtime settings.

For details, see Runtime settings.

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Restart failed Vusers

For VuGen type scripts, with the exception of DevWeb scripts, you can now restart Vusers that failed during the test run. When restarting the Vusers, you can select the original ramp up configuration, or restart all the failed Vusers together. To enable this option, submit a service request.

For details, see Restart failed Vusers.

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New public API operations

New capabilities were added to the LoadRunner Cloud public API. These capabilities enable you to retrieve the labels of load tests and scripts using the public API calls {testId} and {scriptId}.

For details, see Public API.

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Protocols support update

LoadRunner Cloud now supports RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and RTE (Remote Terminal Emulator) scripts on Windows on-premises load generators.

It also supports WinSocket scripts on Linux and Windows on-premises load generators.

For details, see Protocols.

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Assign multiple data files to scripts

You can now assign multiple data files to a single script. The assignment can be made in Assets > Scripts or in the Scripts area of a load test.

For more details, see Assign data files to scripts.

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Enhanced Transaction Summary table capabilities

You can now drag, stretch, or shrink the time slider to zoom to a specific time frame in the Transaction Summary table. You can also zoom to a specific time frame by manually changing the start and end time counters located above the table.

For details, see Customize the time frame.

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Load test configuration history (beta)

You can now track the changes made by yourself, or by any other user assigned to the project, to a load test's configuration.

This option is currently in beta and is only visible when enabled for your tenant through a service request.

For details, see Load test history.

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Refresh view for load generators

A new Refresh button lets you update the on-premises load generator view, to show the current connectivity status.

For details, see Load generator management.

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Enhanced License Summary report

Admins can view the number of dedicated IPs entitled to the tenant in the Project Management > License > Summary tab. The grid shows the type of subscription and the number of IPs.

For details, see License summary.

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Updated system configuration for Java and Selenium protocols

The maximum amount of Vusers (Max Vusers) for the Java protocol has been updated as follows:

  • The Java protocol has been increased from 500 to 1500.

  • The Selenium protocol has been increased from 10 to 15.

For more details on configuring Vusers, see Configure a schedule for your script.

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Support for LoadRunner 2022

LoadRunner Cloud now supports the latest version of the LoadRunner family of products, version 2022.

For more details, see Support Matrix.

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