What's New - LoadRunner Cloud 2023.07

This topic introduces the new features and improvements in LoadRunner Cloud.

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User experience

This release includes the following enhancements to the user experience:

Area Enhancement
Updated UI

The user interface has been partially updated to reflect that Micro Focus is now OpenText.

For details, see LoadRunner Cloud user interface.

Enhanced license report

Added a new report that contains a detailed calculation of VUH license consumption per test run, broken down by scripts. This report is available from the LoadRunner Cloud working area and Tenant management. To enable this feature, submit a service request.

For details, see Track license consumption.

Screen resolution

Support for minimal screen resolution 1366 x 768.

For details, see the Support Matrix.

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Load testing and modeling

This release includes the following load testing and modeling updates:

Area Enhancement
Run multiple protocols on OPLG

You can now assign multiple script types to a single on-premises load generator when using the Advanced assignment method.

For details, see Configure on-premises load generator locations.

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Cloud and SaaS

This release includes the following cloud updates:

Area Enhancement
New LoadRunner Cloud farm

A new farm has been established in AWS Frankfurt.

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Integrations and ecosystem

This release includes the following integrations and ecosystem updates:

Area Enhancement

Enhanced integration with Digital Lab (UFT Mobile)

Added support for running TruClient - Native Mobile scripts on cloud load generators. This enables integrating UFT Digital Lab into performance tests in the cloud, without any dependency on on-premises components.

For details, see Test mobile apps in LoadRunner Cloud.

Docker container for Git agent

You can now install and configure a Docker container for a LoadRunner Cloud Git agent.

For details, see Install and configure a Docker container for a Git agent.

WebPageTest(Deprecation notice)

Support for the WebPageTest report is planned for removal in the next version of LoadRunner Cloud.

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This release includes the following modernization updates:

Area Enhancement
Modernized user interface

Many areas of the user interface were redesigned with a modern look and feel. This includes some of the test definition pages, the left menu, and the banner. The existing functionality has been preserved and some menu pages have been renamed.

For details, see Define a load test.

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Security and infrastructure

This release includes the following security and infrastructure updates:

Area Enhancement
OpenSSL v3 update

As of LoadRunner Cloud 2023.03, the cloud and on-premises load generators (v2023.03) provided with LoadRunner Cloud were updated to support OpenSSL version 3.0. In this new release, a new option is introduced to modify OpenSSL settings using a script configuration.

For details, see Test troubleshooting.

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VuGen, protocols, and LoadRunner Developer

Virtual User Generator (VuGen) includes the following enhancements. For details, see the VuGen What's New.

Area Enhancement
LoadRunner version 2023 R1

LoadRunner Cloud supports VuGen and OneLG version 2023 R1.

For details, see Support Matrix.

Virtual Table Server (VTS) VTS now supports LDAPS connection to the domain controller for NTLM authentication.

The VuGen and third-party protocols include the following enhancements. For details, see the VuGen What's New.

Area Enhancement

TruClient protocols include the following updates:

  • Upgraded browser version support:

    • Chromium: Version 113

    • TruClient Browser: Equivalent to Firefox version 110

  • TruClient scripts created with Internet Explorer are no longer supported. You can no longer run a test that includes TruClient scripts created with Internet Explorer. For details, see Support Matrix.

Note: From 2023 R1, TruClient documentation is available in the VuGen Help Center, and not in the TruClient Help Center.

Web protocols Web protocols now support server-side Brotli compression during recording and replay. Brotli compression is accepted automatically when recording. For replay, acceptance is configured in the runtime settings.

Web - HTTP/HTML protocols include the following updates:

  • An enhanced Runtime Settings user interface is now available for the Web HTTP/HTML protocol. This provides improved capabilities and more streamlined functionality.

  • Recording is now supported for Google Web Toolkit (GWT) 2.9 and 2.10.


The SAP GUI protocol includes the following enhancements:

  • You can now configure the SAP client to remain open after encountering an error during script execution in VuGen.

  • If the SAP GUI client crashes during script replay, you can configure it to relaunch automatically, to enable the continued replay of any remaining iterations in the script.


Added a new capability to the Runtime Settings user interface for DevWeb scripts. You can now define periodic pacing, so that new iterations start at a fixed or a random time interval.

Gatling and JMeter

The following updates are included for Gatling and JMeter scripts:

  • LoadRunner Cloud now supports Gatling version 3.9.2.

  • Installation of Gatling and JMeter is now optional for on-premises load generators installed on Windows, and for Dockerized load generators on Linux. You can choose whether to install Gatling and/or JMeter during a wizard installation, silent installation, or Dockerized load generator setup (Linux only). For details, see Install and configure a load generator.

LoadRunner Developer and DevWeb include the following enhancements. For details, see the LoadRunner Developer What's New.

Area Enhancement
HTML parser

This release includes improved functionality for parsing HTML responses, reducing the noise and complexity in your scripts:

  • HTML resources can be excluded from the web request step during script generation.

  • For replay, you can enable downloading of the resources discovered at runtime from the HTML body, without including the resources in the script.


This release includes enhanced DevWeb script creation with Visual Studio Code:

  • You can now download a VS Code extension for DevWeb scripts, and install it directly from VS Code. You can then create a DevWeb script in VS Code, with all editing functionality available.

  • Correlate selection functionality is now available for your scripts when using the VS Code extension. This enables you to manually select the text you want to correlate, and then use the Correlate Selection option to add extractors.

Note: The new VS Code extension features are provided as tech preview.

Hex option for randomString utils

The randomString utils now includes a hex option, so that the generated string only uses hexadecimal characters.

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