When testing advanced Web API, it is sometimes helpful to use Postman to create requests. This section describes how to capture requests from the Postman application inside StresStimulus.

Download Postman

Postman API builder can be downloaded from https://www.postman.com/downloads/

Postman settings

Before recording, you have to disable SSL certificate verification inside Postman.

In the main menu > File > Settings > General > Change SSL certificate verification to Off

Recording traffic

To begin recording in StresStimulus, open the recorder.

  1. Provide a meaningful test case name in the textbox (a)
  2. Select Postman (b) radio in the Recording source
  3. Click the Record button (c) to open the Postman application and start recording.

Once the recorder starts, enter the first Transaction name in the Enter transaction textbox (e)

Now use the Postman application to send requests, and they will be captured in StresStimulus. Change the transaction name before sending subsequent requests. Click the Stop button (f) to complete the recording.

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