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Parameterisation using Winsock Protocol

Hi All,

I am working on a Proof Of Concept -> Can we Loadrunner ( protocol to be determined) to script below scenario.

I need to help with the below scenario. Let me try an explain to the best of my understanding.

I have an 2 tier application

Tier 1 : Client UI : written in powerbuilder

Tier 2: Microsoft SQL server 2008 database

I have tried to record a sample search flow in Loadrunner 11.52 using winsock protocol. I have been able to record successfully

I  have also been able to add transactions and measure response times of certain transactions in winsock ( login , search and details )

Help needed in below

1. I need to run the same flow for multiple users , say for examplethe "search string that the users searches"

hence i need to parameterise the script .

I cant locate which buffer in the data.ws file to search for the userid/password string. I searched near the start of the customer login , but i did not find anything relevant.

I can see the results of the search in the data.ws file .

Help much appreciated.








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Re: Parameterisation using Winsock Protocol

There might be several reasons why you can't see the string in the data.ws:

  • obfuscation of the value
  • encryption of the value by the application
  • application logic
  • etc.

Try to record the application again and put a comment before entering the string.

Then see if you can find it by the comment or comparing the two recordings you got to see if the strings are clearer.

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