What's new in LoadRunner Enterprise 2021

Check out the new features and improvements for LoadRunner Enterprise 2021.

Note: LoadRunner Enterprise uses various LoadRunner Professional tools. For details of what's new in LoadRunner Professional, see the LoadRunner Professional What's New.

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What's New in 2021

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Create a project based on an existing one

You can now create a new project by copying the contents and test assets of an existing project. For details, see Create a project from an existing project.

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Service Virtualization monitor

Added support for measuring statistics related to service virtualization during your test run. This monitor supports measuring simulated services on both Windows and Linux environments. For details, see Service Virtualization monitor.

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Dynatrace Managed monitor

Added support for Dynatrace Managed monitors, in addition to the existing Dynatrace SaaS and AppMon monitors. For details, see Dynatrace SaaS and Managed monitors.

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JMeter script enhancements

The enhancements for JMeter tests enable you to:

  • Run tests with the embedded JMeter installation—no additional installation required.

  • Control the number of Vusers and their scheduling during a test run.

  • View results for JMeter scripts in the Web Resources Hits per Second and Throughput graphs.

  • Define additional runtime settings for JMeter.

For details, see JMeter tests.

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Gatling script enhancements

The enhancements for Gatling tests enable you to:

  • Run tests with the embedded Gatling installation—no additional installation required.

  • Control the number of Vusers and their scheduling during a test run.

  • View results for both single HTTP requests and for group of requests, in transaction graphs.

  • View results for Gatling scripts in the Web Resources Throughput graph.

  • Define additional runtime settings for Gatling.

For details, see Gatling tests.

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Alert enhancements

This release includes the following alerting enhancements:

  • Receive alert notifications when test hosts become non-operational.

  • View alert notifications in a new email template.

For details, see Alert rules.

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Cloud test enhancements

This release includes the following enhancements to cloud tests:

  • Added an account category: Standard Cloud or Government Cloud US for Amazon Web Services, and Global Cloud or Government Cloud US for Microsoft Azure Cloud. For details, see Add a cloud account.

  • Added the ability to use private IP addresses when provisioning hosts with a cloud template. For details, see Create an elastic cloud host template.

  • Updated the Initializing Run screen with a modern user interface where you can view the provisioning status and location of your cloud hosts. For details, see Initialization steps.

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Silk Performer integration

LoadRunner Enterprise now integrates with Micro Focus Silk Performer. This new integration enables you to save and run Silk Performer scripts in LoadRunner Enterprise tests, and view results in the LoadRunner Enterprise graphs. For details, see Silk Performer tests.

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Multi-tenancy enhancements

Added the following new features for multi-tenant environments to the Site Management console:

  • Ability to reconfigure hosts. For details, see Reconfigure hosts.

  • Ability to restore tenants that were removed or copied from another environment. For details, see Remove and restore tenants.

  • Ability to upgrade tenants to a later version of LoadRunner Enterprise. For details, see Upgrade tenants.

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Multilingual support enhancements

Added support for displaying Spanish and Italian in the user interface. For details, see Log onto LoadRunner Enterprise and Log onto LoadRunner Enterprise Administration.

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