Manage Performance Test Runs

The Runs page displays information for all test runs across all projects in the system. It enables you to view detailed information relating to the run state of the test, the Vusers involved, as well as host and timeslot information.

View and manage test runs

In Performance Center Administration, select Management > Runs. The Runs Page is displayed.

To edit runs, under the Name column, click a run. By default, the Main Details view is displayed.

Runs Page

This page enables you to view and manage individual test runs across all projects in the system.

UI Elements

Description

Filter. Enables you to filter test runs to display only those that meet the criteria that you define.

The filter selection is displayed above the runs menu:

Note: The start time for runs is always displayed in the filter and cannot be cleared. You can change the displayed period in the Filter panel.

Delete run. Deletes the selected test runs.

Note: Enabled when the selected test runs are in an inactive state only.

Refresh. Refreshes the grid so that it displays the most up-to-date information.

Select Columns. Enables you to determine which fields to display in the grid.

Stop Run. Stops the selected tests that are currently running.

Note: Enabled when the selected test runs are in the Initializing, Running, or Stopping states only.

Run Screen. Opens the Performance Test Run screen, enabling you to view and manage the test run. For details, see the Performance Test Run Page (Online Screen).

Note: Enabled when test run is in the Running state only.

Data Processor Queue. If you analyze a test run after it has run, or recalculate the SLA, or add the test run to a trend report, then the action is added to a data processing queue, enabling you to see when the action is performed.
Name

The name given to the test when it was created. Click the Runs link to display the run details in the Main Details view.

Note: You can edit the run name in the Main Details view.

Run ID

The test's run ID.

Controller

The Controller involved in the test run.

Duration (min)

The time, in minutes, that the test took to run.

Note: You can edit the duration in the Main Details view.

Start Time

The start time of the run.

End Time

The end time of the run.

Load Test Unique ID The identification number of the performance test. This number is automatically generated by the system when the performance test starts running.
Domain

The test's domain name.

Project Name

The test's project name.

State

The state of the test run. If a test is stuck in a particular state, you can change it.

Tester

The name of the user running the test.

Note: You can edit the tester name in the Main Details view.

Total in use Vusers The number of Vusers that were initialized at least once during the run.
Timeslot ID The ID of the test run timeslot.
Temp Results Directory Path The path of the directory where the test results are temporarily stored.

Note: You can also manage test runs in ALM Lab Management. For details, see the ALM Lab Management Guide.

Main Details view

Displays the details of the selected test run.

The following fields are displayed in this view in addition to those described in Runs Page above:

UI Elements

Description

Run Name

The name given to the test when it was created.

Note: You can edit details in this field.

Project ID The test's project ID.
Test Name The name given to the test when it was created.
Load Generator The load generators involved in the test run.
Involved Vusers The number of Vusers that were initialized at least once during the run.
Max Vusers The maximum number of concurrently running Vusers during the run.
Average Vusers The average number of concurrently running Vusers during the run.
Consume VUDs

The number of VUDs used in the test run.

VUDs Amount

The amount of VUDs involved in the action.

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View event logs

To list the events that occurred during the selected test run:

  1. In Performance Center Administration, select Management > Runs.

  2. Under the Name column, click a run name.

  3. Click the Event Logs tab.

    The logs contain the following information:

    Field

    Description

    ID The event ID.
    Type An indication of the event's severity. From most to least severe: error, warning, or info
    Project The project in which the event occurred.
    Creation Date The date and time the event was logged.
    Description A description of the event.
    Responsible The user, or automated system process responsible for the event.
    Action

    The category of action where the event occurred.

    Example: Run Test

    Category The event category.
    Name The name of the event.
    Flow Context ID A GUID that indicates a unique action which relates to several events. For example, running a test.
    Context

    The specific entity where the event occurred.

    Example: RunID: 73; Timeslot 1835;

    Module

    The module where the event originated.

    Sub Module

    The sub module where the event occurred.

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Calculate repository size for run results and script files

Performance Center requires a lot of disk space for storing script files and run results for large projects.

For details on how to calculate the amount of space you need and for setting the frequency for cleaning results, see Calculate File Repository Size.

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