When it comes to HAR files, usually the following two questions arise: (1) What is a HAR file? And (2) how can HAR files be useful, especially in regards to load testing? In this blog post, we will introduce you to HAR files and we will step through a sample workflow, which illustrates how HAR files can be leveraged in a real-world scenario.
Silk Performer is capable of recording a broad range of application types and technologies. To do so, Silk Performer uses various recording methods, which can be confusing at times. To make things a bit more clear, we're going to outline the theory of how recording in Silk Performer works.
If you are a long-term Silk Performer user, you probably know that Silk Performer has been offering a Visual Studio and .NET support for many years. You used to install the so-called Silk Performer Visual Studio .Net add-on to make use of that support. Now, with Silk Performer 18.5, the capabilities of this add-on, which is now called a Visual Studio extension, have been considerably extended and enhanced.
Watch this video to find out #HowTo verify DLL injection with Process Explorer in Silk Performer. A DLL injection can often be stopped by security and antivirus software. When this happens, Silk Performer cannot capture the traffic and zero functions will be recorded. You can check if Silk Performers DLL injection has been successful by using a tool from Microsoft called Process Explorer.
When recording websites or web applications with Silk Performer you might end up with big, messy scripts, containing a lot of web requests you did not intend to record. Silk Performer 17 now provides a couple of traffic filters that allow you to exclude such unwanted requests.