Understand the user interface

This section describes the menus, buttons, and modules in the LoadRunner Enterprise masthead, available at the top of the LoadRunner Enterprise window.

LoadRunner Enterprise menus and buttons

This section describes the menus and buttons in the LoadRunner Enterprise masthead.

UI Elements


Go to Dashboard / <Tenant name>. Click the LoadRunner Enterprise icon link or the tenant name to open the Dashboard view. For details, see View the dashboard.

Module Navigation Toolbar. Click to display the navigation toolbar, enabling you to navigate to a selected module. Includes the following modules: Dashboard, Reports, Testing, Assets, Resources, and Analysis.

Enables you to select the following options:

  • Help Center. Displays help for LoadRunner Enterprise. It also enables you to open additional online LoadRunner Enterprise resources.

  • About LoadRunner Enterprise. Displays LoadRunner Enterprise version information.

  • Accessibility. Opens the Keyboard Shortcuts window which enables you to activate and deactivate the keyboard shortcuts. For details, see Keyboard shortcuts.

  • Suggest an Idea. Opens the Idea Exchange where you can submit ideas, vote on submissions, and collaborate with colleagues, partners, and product teams.

Test tabs menu. Enables opening and closing any open test tabs directly from the navigation area. This is available after drilling down from the Dashboard, online or offline screen, results page, event log, and reports.

  • Indicates the number of running tests.
  • Indicates the number of tests open for editing.
  • Indicates the number of topologies open for editing.

Click the panel to display the list of open tests, and then click a Run ID link to open the selected test in the Test Run page page, or a Test ID link to display a test in the Performance Test Designer.

You can switch between pinned mode and collapsed mode for any open tabs. In collapsed mode, any tabs that are open are displayed below the masthead.

Click Close All to close all open tabs.

<Domain>\<Project>. Displays the selected domain name and project name.

Click the drop-down arrow to change domain and project (LoadRunner Enterprise lists the domains and projects depending on your access rights).

Displays the current user name. Click the drop-down arrow, and select one of the following:

  • Change Password. Enables you to change your password. For details, see Change your password.

  • Logout. Logs you out of your current project and returns you to the LoadRunner Enterprise Login window.

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LoadRunner Enterprise navigation toolbar and modules

This section describes the navigation toolbar and modules in the LoadRunner Enterprise masthead.

UI Elements


Dashboard. Displays the LoadRunner Enterprise Dashboard. For details, see View the dashboard.

Reports. Enables you to generate usage reports to help monitor and manage usage of LoadRunner Enterprise resources. You can also generate reports from LoadRunner Enterprise Administration (http://<LoadRunner Enterprise server name>/admin/). For details, see Reports.


Create New Test. Opens the Create New Performance Test dialog box, enabling you to create a new test. For details, see Create a test.


  • Monitors. Enables you to create and manage monitor profiles and monitors over a firewall. For details, see Create a monitor profile.

  • Analysis Template. Enables you to create and manage analysis templates. For details, see Customize analysis templates.

  • Topologies. Enables you to create and manage topologies. For details, see Design a topology.



  • Performance Trending. Enables you to view performance trending information. For details, see Define a trend report.

More Tools

  • Controller Options. Opens the Controller Options dialog box, enabling you to configure the global Controller options for your LoadRunner Enterprise project. For details, see Configure Controller options.

  • Download Applications. Opens the Download Applications dialog box, enabling you to download standalone applications needed for working with LoadRunner Enterprise. For details, see Download standalone applications.

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