Deprecated features and technologies

This section provides information about features, protocols, and technologies whose support was partially or fully discontinued, or will be discontinued in future versions of LoadRunner Professional and VuGen.

Removed features

The following lists some of the features that have been discontinued in LoadRunner Professional products.

Removed feature: Discontinued from version: Additional information:
NV Global Library (GL) service 24.1

Network Virtualization Global Library (GL) service removed from all LRP and LRE versions. You cannot access the GL service, even if it appears in the UI.

AutoPass License Server (APLS) 2023 No longer supported for running Vusers.
Authentication Settings tool 2022 R1 Instead, manage TLS (SSL) certificates using the Certificate Manager. For details, see Certificate Manager.
J2EE/.NET Diagnostics integration 2020 SP2 The J2EE/.NET Diagnostics integration with LoadRunner Professional is deprecated.
TruClient Standalone 2023 Use TruClient in VuGen instead.
TruClient Lite 12.63  

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Removed support for technologies

Support is discontinued for the listed versions of these product technologies.

OS/browser/protocol: Product: Versions:
OS Windows XP All versions
OS Windows 7 All versions
OS Windows 8.1 All versions
OS Windows 10

1507, 1511 (November), 1607, 1703 (Creators), 1709 (Fall Creators), 1803, 1809, 1903,1909, 2004, 21H1, 20H2

OS Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
Distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x and all earlier versions
Distribution Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.x
Distribution SUSE Linux Server Enterprise (SLES) 12.1 64-bit
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04
Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer All versions
Browser Microsoft Edge (legacy version) All versions
.NET .NET Framework

4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1

Citrix ICA Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

5.x, 6.x, 7.18, 7.6, 7.15 LTSR

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7

1811, 1903, 1906, 2009, 2103

Citrix Receiver 4.9
Dynatrace Dynatrace AppMon All versions
Eclipse Eclipse IDE Neon, Mars, Luna, Oxygen, Photon
Java Java 6, 7, 9, 10
Java Vuser for Continuous Delivery (Eclipse Add-in for Developers) Selenium 2.24.1 to 3.11.0
JUnit JUnit

4.0 to 4.9.1

MAPI Microsoft Messaging Application Programming Interface 2007, 2010, 2013
NUnit NUnit 3.2, 3.4
Oracle 2-Tier Oracle Database 9i R2, 10g R1, 11g R1 & R2
Oracle NCA Oracle Forms and 6i+

7.40, 7.50, 7.60

Siebel Web Oracle Siebel CRM 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.7, 7.8
Teradici PCoIP Teradici PCoIP Agent 2.7 to 2.13
Teradici PCoIP Connection Manager 1.5 to 1.8.0
Teradici PCoIP Security Gateway 1.11 to 1.13
Teradici PCoIP - VMware Horizon 6.2.1, 7.0
Leostream Connection Broker 8.2
VTS-Client VTC for Java functions All functions

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Protocols supported for replay only

If a protocol is supported for replay only, you can no longer create scripts based on that protocol.

Protocol: Replay only from version:

Ajax Click & Script


Tip: Migrate your existing Ajax Click & Script scripts to another Web protocol such as TruClient - Web or Web - HTTP/HTML

COM/DCOM 12.60
EJB (Enterprise Java Beans) 12.00
Java Record Replay with CORBA 12.60
Java Record Replay with Jacada 2022
JavaScript Vuser 12.00
MMS (Media Player) 12.53
MMS (Multimedia messaging service) 12.53
VBScript Vuser 12.00
Web - Click and Script 12.00

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Fully removed protocol support

There is no record or replay support for the listed protocols.

Protocol: Replay only from version: No support from version:
Flex -- 2021
MQTester (IBM WebSphere MQ) -- 2021
DB2 CLI 11.00 12.55
i-mode 11.00 12.55
Informix 11.00 12.55
PeopleSoft Enterprise 12.00 12.55
PeopleSoft -Tuxedo 12.00 12.55
Real 11.50 12.55
SAP - Click & Script 12.53 12.55
Siebel - DB2 CLI 11.00 12.55
Siebel MSSQL -- 12.55
Siebel Oracle -- 12.55
Silverlight 12.55 2022 R1
SQL Server 11.50 12.55
Sybase Ctlib 11.00 12.55
Sybase Dblib 11.00 12.55
TruClient on IE 2023 2023 R1
TruClient coded -- 2022
VB Vuser -- 11.50
VoiceXML (VXML) 11.00 12.55
WAP 11.50 12.55

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Planned future removal of technologies

The following product technology versions are no longer supported by their vendors. To align with this, support for these technologies will be discontinued in a future version.

OS/browser/protocol: Product: Versions:
OS Windows 10 21H2
Distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (64-bit)
Java Java 8
Oracle 2-Tier Oracle Database 12c
.NET+ protocol .NET 6.0
SAP GUI protocol SAP GUI 7.7

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Planned future removal of functionality

The following gives advance notice for functionality that will be removed in a future version of LoadRunner Professional.

TruClient protocols

Support will be removed for the following features:

  • TruClient - Mobile Web protocol. We recommend using the TruClient - Web protocol instead.

  • Using synchronous APIs in JavaScript code. We recommend using asynchronous APIs instead.
  • Connections measurement for TruClient.
  • Configuring start and end events for a transaction in TruClient.

For details on these features, see TruClient protocols.

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