Agent Configuration Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to enable and configure the LoadRunner agent on Windows machines.

To access

Do one of the following on the LoadRunner machine:

  • From the Windows Start menu, go to Micro Focus > LoadRunner > Advanced Settings > Agent Configuration.

  • Run <LoadRunner root>\launch_service\bin\AgentConfig.exe.

Important information
  • The Agent icon does not appear in Windows 2008 when the Load Testing Agent Service is launched.
  • When LoadRunner Agent runs as service (magentservice.exe), files (script, parameter file, etc.) that are stored on remote network drives or referred to by UNC path cannot be accessed. To access files this way, run the LoadRunner Agent as process (magentproc.exe).

    Workaround: To access network share, configure the Load Testing Agent Service to run with an account that has network access permissions.

  • When running the LoadRunner Agent as a service (magentservice.exe), and the Agent Configuration as administrator under UAC or a standard user: If you click the OK button and attempt to restart the Load Testing Agent Service, it issues the warning "Access is denied" .

    Workaround:

    1. Run the Agent Configuration as administrator when UAC is off.
    2. If the current user is administrator or a user with appropriate permissions to work with Load Testing Agent Services, go to Service Manager (services.msc) and manually start the LoadRunnerAgent service (and for Performance Center, the RemoteManagementAgent service).
    3. You can also run <LoadRunner root>\bin\subinacl.exe as administrator to grant a user (user1 in examples below) full access permission of the target service. For example,
      For LoadRunner: subinacl.exe /service LoadRunnerAgent /grant=user1
      For Performance Center: subinacl.exe /service RemoteManagementAgent /grant=user1
Relevant tasks

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element
Description
Enable Firewall Agent
Enables running Vusers over a firewall.

This button is enabled only when the Enable Firewall Agent check box is selected.

Opens the Agent Configuration Settings Dialog Box.

Enable Terminal Services
Enables distributing Vusers on a terminal server.

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