While you configure a test using UI, StresStimulus generates a test script, representing the Test Object Model (TOM) in XML format. The script called SSScript can be further changed using the Script Editor.

StresStimulus UI and script editor provide the two ways of modifying test configurations. In most cases using UI is a preferred method because it does not require remembering XML collections and tags supported in SSScript. However, in several situations using script can be more advantageous. Here are several examples: