Understand the Administration user interface

This section describes the buttons and modules in the LoadRunner Enterprise Administration window.


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

UI Elements



Settings. Opens the Settings dialog box, enabling you to configure the display format used in LoadRunner Enterprise Administration. Select the date and time field format to use.

Note: The changes only affect the administration site.

 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.

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

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

  • Accessibility. Opens the Accessibility window which enables you to activate and deactivate the keyboard shortcuts (see Keyboard shortcuts) and change the color theme (see Set the color theme).

  • Logout. Logs you out of the LoadRunner Enterprise Administration window

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This section describes the modules in LoadRunner Enterprise Administration, available on the left-side of the window.

UI Elements

Dashboard Provides a top level summary view of LoadRunner Enterprise resources, including projects, runs, Vusers, load generators used, and license usage.



Enables you to define, manage, and maintain the testing resources used for server-side testing.

Runs Enables you to view and manage individual test runs across all projects in LoadRunner Enterprise. For details, see Manage test runs.
Timeslots Enables you to reserve hosts for performing maintenance tasks. For interface details, see Manage timeslots.
System Health

Enables you to check the health of each component in you LoadRunner Enterprise system. For details, see Maintain system health.

Configuration Integrations

Enables you to add and manage the following LoadRunner Enterprise integrations:

  • Analysis servers to enhance online graph views and capabilities, and provide data for offline graphs. For details, see Manage analysis servers.

  • Disruption providers which provide simulated attacks on your services and environments. For details, see Chaos testing.

Orchestration Enables you to manage the orchestrators and host images which are used for dynamic provisioning of Dockerized hosts. For details, see Provision Docker hosts automatically.

Enables you to add your external cloud accounts to LoadRunner Enterprise and create and modify the templates used to provision dynamic cloud hosts. For details, see Manage elastic cloud hosts.

Licenses Enables you to manage licenses for LoadRunner Enterprise, VUFDs, and hosts. For details, see Manage licenses.

Enables you to manage the various servers in your performance testing environment. For details, see Configure servers.


Enables you to manage automatic notification alerts to keep track of test start and end times, test failures, and idle timeslots. For details, see Activate alerts.

Site Configuration Enables you to configure the authentication method for LoadRunner Enterprise users and define the project file repository. For details, see Site configuration.
Management Roles and Permissions Enables you to control access to LoadRunner Enterprise projects by defining the user roles, and by determining the types of tasks each role performs according to permission levels. For details, see Assign project roles and permissions to users.
Users Enables you to add and customize users, and assign them to roles and projects. For details, see Manage users in a project.

Enables you to create projects in LoadRunner Enterprise, and define the limits and other settings for the project. For details, see Create domains and projects and Manage projects.



Enables you to view a list of changes made to LoadRunner Enterprise entities (Projects, Pools, Users, Tests, and Runs) and track user login and logout times on the site. For details, see Audit entities and user connections.

Reports Reporting Summary Enables you to generate usage reports to help monitor and manage usage of LoadRunner Enterprise resources. For details, see Reports.
Resource Utilization
License Usage

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Entity details menu

You can perform various actions on an entity in LoadRunner Enterprise Administration using the menu in the entity's details page.

To open the menu, click the vertical ellipsis in the upper-right corner of the entity's details page. If a user type does not have permissions to perform specific actions, those actions are grayed out.

The following table lists the actions that can be performed in each module:

Module Action
  • Delete Run. Deletes the selected run. For details, see Delete Run.

  • Stop Run. For details, see Stop Run.

  • Delete Analysis Servers. Deletes the selected analysis server. For details, see Manage analysis servers.

  • Add Chaos Server. Enables you to add a chaos server. For details, see Chaos testing.

  • Delete Chaos Server. Deletes the selected chaos server. For details, see Chaos testing.

  • Check Server. Checks the status of the selected LoadRunner Enterprise server. For details, see Check server.

  • Delete Server. Deletes the selected LoadRunner Enterprise server. This option is not available if there is only one LoadRunner Enterprise server in the Servers list.

Alerts Delete Alert. Deletes the selected alert. For details, see Activate alerts.
Users Delete User. Deletes the selected user. For details, see Delete users.

Note: For the list of action you can perform from the entity details menu in Site Management, see Perform actions from the entity details menu.

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When you open the details page for an entity in a module, a breadcrumb is displayed at the top of the entity's details page.

You can use the breadcrumb dropdown menu to search for entities in the group by name (or ID for runs), and to switch between different entities in the group to view their details. To return to the entity group page, click the parent link in the breadcrumb.

Note: Searches for an ID in the Runs module are performed using exact matches. All other searches are performed using partial matches (matching text in any part of the name).

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