I've recently been looking at integrating LoadRunner scripts into the Jenkins build process for a Trust IV client. Inspired by a recent HPE webinar and the fact that several different development teams where I'm working are incorporating automated testing, managed by Jenkins into their application development cycle (Dev-Ops).
As HPE partners we have great opportunities to "play" with the latest HPE software. This gives us a chance to hone our skills with the as well as to share our experiences with other testers and the wider testing community. One group where we share these experiences is the NorthWest Tester Gathering.
Here at Trust IV, we’re always keen to practice our performance testing skills against different application platforms. Historically we’ve been called upon to test banking, retail, CRM and even video-streaming applications; consequently, when we practice our skills, train new users or demonstrate our testing capabilities to customers, we like to use a realistic application.
I was browsing LinkedIn Groups this morning and I came across a discussion in the HP LoadRunner Software group. One of the testers who is a member of this group was asking whether it is possible to send an email from LoadRunner.
He had a couple of ideas about how to do this using LoadRunner’s support for either MAPI or SMTP protocols. Several contributors had suggested alternative ideas.
These suggestions included: