Thursday, January 21, 2010

Tip #3: Pauses in test plan

For complete user simulation you need to add pause after each transaction. In most cases you will use only two types of pauses:

  1. Add constant pause to test planConstant pause. Just add Test Action controller after the Transaction controller. Specify the pause duration in ms and be sure that "Pause" item of "Action" option is checked.

    Constant pause options
  2. Add variable pause to test planVariable pause. Add Test Action as described above but specify the pause duration as 0 (zero). Then add Uniform Random Timer as a child of Test Action and specify the minimum value and maximum offset value.