Check out below the new features and improvements in LoadRunner 12.56 and 12.57.
Note: The 12.56 and 12.57 Help Centers for LoadRunner, VuGen, and TruClient have been streamlined into a single, enhanced Help Center for each product, catering for both versions. Any difference in functionality between the two versions is indicated in the relevant documentation
What's New in LoadRunner 12.57
The following support and enhancements were added in LoadRunner 12.57:
Note: For a list of hotfixes on top of LoadRunner 12.57, see: LoadRunner 12.57 - Release information
TruClient. TruClient now supports Chromium version 63, improving scalability. See TruClient Help Center.
- Protocols. The RTE (Remote Terminal Emulator) protocol now supports Windows 10 (with Ericom PowerTerm 12 support). See RTE Protocol.
- VuGen enhancements. You can now import and export parameters between VuGen scripts. See Export and Import VuGen script parameters.
- LoadRunner now supports Apache JMeter 4.0.
Performance improvements when designing large scale tests using the Real World schedule run mode. See Schedule Run Modes
in the LoadRunner help center.
Improved stability when working in Controller.
Documentation. The help center now includes advanced site search functionality:
Intuitive friendly Google-like search
Search across all ADM help centers
Filter search results by selected products
Get results from separate deliverables in one place, such as PDFs and APIs
This section describes the support and enhancements were added in LoadRunner 12.56.
Note: For a list of hotfixes on top of LoadRunner 12.56, see: LoadRunner 12.56 - Release information
|OpenSSL||Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2l|
Added support for version 4.7 (Oxygen)
In addition, you can find information on all supported technologies and platforms in the System Requirements (previously named Product Availability Matrix or PAM).
The MQTT protocol now supports IP spoofing. See MQTT Protocol.
You can now modify the Citrix client window size from Runtime Settings. See Citrix Replay Tips.
|Oracle NCA protocol||Oracle NCA now supports code generation recording options. See Oracle NCA > Code Generation Recording Options.|
|LDAP protocol||LDAP now supports TLS 1.2. See LDAP Connection Options.|
TruClient includes the new TruClient Browser, based on Mozilla technology.
Note: The TruClient Browser is provided as a tech preview version.
For more TruClient enhancements, see the TruClient What's New.
The new runtime settings Search feature highlights the searched-for term in all runtime setting views. See Configuring Runtime Settings.
VuGen Virtual Table Server now supports the following:
See Installing the Virtual Table Server (VTS) and the VTS documentation for more information.
|Recording Summary Report||The Recording Summary Report now supports IPv6. See Recording Summary Report.|
|GWT-DFE||VuGen now supports parsing Client Fields with the GWT Data Format Extension. See Google Web Toolkit - Data Format Extension (GWT-DFE).|
|Performance improvements||VuGen includes performance improvements, and many other general usability enhancements.|
Analysis includes the following new graphs:
|HTML report||The Analysis HTML report includes enhanced functionality and user interface. See HTML Reports
|Monitoring for UNIX||LoadRunner now supports monitoring for UNIX machines using SSH.
See How to Set up the UNIX Monitoring Environment