What's new

Highlights for version 12.55

Note about version numbers:

12.55 refers to the LoadRunner or Performance Center version.

9.13 refers to the Network Virtualization version installed on the LoadRunner or Performance Center machine.

Network Virtualization:

  • Support for Network Virtualization emulation on Linux load generators.
  • Includes latency compensation, enabling compensation for extraneous network latency.

See also:

Network Virtualization Integration

NV Insights Report (previously NV Analytics Report):

  • Added support for the HTTP/2 protocol.
  • Now includes Client-side breakdown data for TruClient scripts (added to the HTTP Waterfall report), providing links between client activities and network traffic.
  • Displays TruClient steps, events, pages, and snapshots.
  • New Resource Analysis page to help identify issues related to the largest resources, and the resources with the longest download time.
  • Now includes Transaction status, and errors that occurred during the transaction run.

See:

NV Insights Report

NV Insights Report for VuGen

NV Insights Report for Controller

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What's New in version 12.53

NV Insights Report

You can now generate a single report for HTTP/HTTPS traffic via the Controller. This report covers all of the selected scenarios in a Performance Center test. You choose scenarios in the Controller by selecting the new NV Insights check box. Learn more

This comprehensive report includes:

  • Dashboard showing summary information for the test and each of its scripts. The impact of different networks on the transaction duration is clearly illustrated, as are optimization grades that include links to optimization recommendations for your applications.

  • Visual comparisons of transaction results time grouped by transaction or virtual location

  • Advanced filtering capabilities

  • Detailed results for each transaction and virtual location

  • Highlighting for resources that require optimization

  • Support for the following protocols:

    • TruClient Web

    • Web HTTP/HTML

    • Flex

    • SAP Web

    • Siebel Web protocols

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Updated VuGen Report

A separate report is available for each transaction run via VuGen. These reports include:

  • New look and feel

  • Advanced filtering capabilities

  • Highlighting for resources that require optimization

  • Optimization recommendations are now also available from HTTP Analysis page

  • Support added for the TruClient Web protocol

  • New NV-related runtime graphs

  • Virtual location details are displayed when the test finishes, including:

    • Average throughput (bytes/second) statistics

    • Transaction summary details

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HPE AutoPass Licensing

LoadRunner and Performance Center now directly manage AutoPass licensing for Network Virtualization Vusers.

Purchased license

  • NV licenses are managed by the LoadRunner or Performance Center license utility

  • NV Insights report - full report with optimization recommendations

  • NV Analytics license for Vugen
  • NV Global Library license

Community license

  • 2 free NV Vusers

  • NV Insights report

    • First 30 days—Full report limited to 2 virtual locations

    • After 30 days—Partial report limited to 2 virtual locations

  • NV Analytics report in VuGen

    • First 30 days—Full report

    • After 30 days—Partial report

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Network Virtualization Help Center is available on the Web

Documentation is now available both online and as a downloadable .zip file from the Network Virtualization Help Center.

To download an offline copy of the Network Virtualization Help Center, click Download Help Center from the Explore footer at the bottom of the home page.

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Microsoft Windows

  • Support was added for Windows 10.

  • 64-bit support was added.

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Browser support

Support was added for Microsoft Edge.

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