Microsoft Active Server Pages monitor

The Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP) monitor displays statistics about the resource usage on the ASP server during the test run.

Set up the MS Active Server Pages monitor

This task describes how to set up the MS Active Server Pages monitor.

  1. Prerequisites

    If your monitor accesses a server outside of your internal network, you may need to set up a web proxy to collect data from it. For details, see Use a proxy server.

  2. Select a resources folder

    Select a resources folder for the monitor profile in the resources tree, or create a new folder as follows:

    1. From the LoadRunner Enterprise navigation toolbar, click and select Monitors (under Assets).

    2. Click New Folder and enter a name for the monitor resources folder.

  3. Create a monitor profile

    1. Click New Monitor Profile, and make sure Monitor Profile is selected.

    2. Enter a name and optional description for the monitor profile, and click Save. An empty monitor profile is added to the selected resources folder.

    3. Select the monitor profile you just added and click Add Monitor.

    1. Select the MS Active Server Pages monitor type.

      Click Next and enter the server details:

      UI Elements

      Description

      Server

      The name or IP address of the server whose resources you want to monitor.

      User Name

      The monitored server's user name, if relevant.

      Password

      The monitored server's password, if relevant.

    2. Click Get Counters to display a list of available metrics and counters.

      Select the measurements that you want to monitor, and then click to add the counters to the Selected Counters table.

      The following table describes the default measurements that can be monitored:

      Measurement

      Description

      Errors per Second

      The number of errors per second.

      Requests Wait Time

      The number of milliseconds the most recent request was waiting in the queue.

      Requests Executing

      The number of requests currently executing.

      Requests Queued

      The number of requests waiting in the queue for service.

      Requests Rejected

      The total number of requests not executed because there were insufficient resources to process them.

      Requests Not Found

      The number of requests for files that were not found.

      Requests/sec

      The number of requests executed per second.

      Memory Allocated

      The total amount of memory, in bytes, currently allocated by Active Server Pages.

      Errors During Script
      Run-Time

      The number of failed requests due to runtime errors.

      Sessions Current

      The current number of sessions being serviced.

      Transactions/sec

      The number of transactions started per second.

    3. Click Save. The monitor details are displayed in the Monitors tab for the selected monitor profile.

  4. Associate the monitor with your test

    For details, see Step 4: Associate monitors with your test.

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Notes and limitations

If you encounter a "Failed to retrieve measurements" error when trying to get monitor counters or run a test, see Monitor fails to retrieve measurements.

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