During the test run, you can monitor the performance of multiple Windows-based web, application, and database servers as well as load agent machines.
Performance graphs display a set of performance counters from one or several machines. You can create as many performance graphs as you need. Each of them will plot performance metrics during test execution on the run-time dashboard and will be presented on the test report.
To create a graph with one machine:
To add a machine to an existing graph:
You can add several machines one after another.
To delete counter(s), machines, or graphs, select the object(s) used and click Delete selected object(s) (h), or delete it on the graph tree. To undo the delete operation, hit <Ctrl>+Z.
Starting from v5.6 a test can have up to 16 graphs.
Monitor agent machine
If you wish to monitor an existing agent machine, then click the Select Agent... button to bring up the Agent Picker dialog. Then select the agent to monitor and click the OK button.
Sharing performance monitoring configuration between tests
The Performance monitoring configuration can be exported and imported between tests to save time on re-configuring it every time.
To export the current performance monitoring configuration:
- Press the Export monitoring configuration button to bring up the save file dialog
- Select the destination path and click OK to save the configuration file.
To import the previously saved performance monitoring configuration:
- Press the Import monitoring configuration button (a) to bring up the open file dialog
- Select the file path of the previously exported monitoring configuration
- In the Import performance monitoring configuration dialog select the graphs to import (b)
- Click the OK button (c) to import the selected graphs into the test
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