What's New in LoadRunner Enterprise
This topic introduces the new features and improvements in LoadRunner Enterprise 2021 R2.
Note: The Help Centers for LoadRunner Enterprise 2021, 2021 R1, and 2021 R2 versions are streamlined into a single Help Center. Any version specific changes are indicated where relevant.
To view enhancements for the 2021 and 2021 R1 versions, see What's new in LoadRunner Enterprise 2021 and 2021 R1.
What's New video
Learn about some of the new features included in LoadRunner Enterprise version 2021 R2:
Monitors and Analysis templates modernization
This release includes the following updates:
The Monitors and Analysis Templates modules are now updated with a modern user interface and use the latest technologies. This is part of ongoing modernization to LoadRunner Enterprise. For details, see Monitors and Analysis templates.
Added a context menu for managing resources in the Resources tree. For details, see Step 3: View or edit monitor details in 2021 R2 (for 2021 and R1 see View or edit monitor details).
Project management updates
This release includes the following project management updates:
For LoadRunner Enterprise systems using an Oracle database server, ability to create a project with a custom Oracle user. For details, see Create a project with a custom Oracle user.
Ability to move a project to another domain. For details, see Domain / Domain Name.
Ability to delete the project’s database and repository folder. For details, see Delete a project.
This release includes the following enhancements for viewing results:
Test result data is now automatically uploaded to the project repository at the end of the run, enabling you to view run results offline without the need for a Controller. For details, see View finished test run results offline.
Added an option to sort messages by column values in online and offline results. For details, see Sort by.
Secure communication (TLS/SSL)
Added the option to configure the LoadRunner Enterprise server to communicate using a secured TLS/SSL connection as part of the Configuration wizard. For details, see Installation.
File repository reports
Added reports to track file repository usage and see how much storage space is used for each project.
To view details at the system level, see View repository usage for all projects in the system.
To view details at the project level, see View project repository usage.
To view details in a multi-tenant environment, see View tenant repository usage.
This release includes the following alert enhancements:
Ability to customize emails sent in alerts. For details, see Create custom email alert templates.
Refreshed the Alerts user interface, and added a customizable subject line to email notifications. For details, see Activate alerts.
Web Page Diagnostics
Added support for Web Page Diagnostics. For details, see Enable Web Page Diagnostics.
License management update
Tenant Admin users now have read-only permissions on the Licenses module, except for license keys which are hidden. They also have restricted privileges on public hosts. For details, see Administrator user types.
CloudBurst load generator update
Added support for Java protocols to CloudBurst load generators. For details, see LoadRunner Enterprise CloudBurst load generators.
Maintenance task update
When running the Check Host maintenance task, you can now limit the number of concurrent check host operations. This reduces load on IIS and the LoadRunner Enterprise server, and improves system response time and performance. For details, see Check Host Task.
LoadRunner Enterprise REST APIs now include the following updates:
Support for setting a trend range for automatic trend reports. For details, see Trend Reports in the LoadRunner Enterprise REST API Reference.
Support for creating and updating Oracle projects with a custom user. For details, see Create a project, Test database connection to a project, and Update database connection to a project in the LoadRunner Enterprise Administration REST API Reference.
Support for adding a host created on the cloud. For details, see Add hosts and return list of hosts in the LoadRunner Enterprise Administration REST API Reference.