Tutorial: Getting Started with LoadGen

Welcome to our "Getting Started with LoadGen" tutorial. In this guide, we'll walk you through the first steps towards utilizing our powerful suite of software tools designed to optimize your IT environment, enhance user experience, and streamline your testing processes.

The three primary components of the LoadGen suite we will focus on are:

  • LoadGen Load & Performance Testing: This is our premier load, performance, and stress testing software. It's built to ensure your IT environment is functioning at its best, which is a vital foundation for any thriving business. This tool uncovers underlying issues and tests the potential impact of changes on user experience in advance, providing a proactive, user-friendly, and swift approach to maintaining your IT infrastructure.
  • LoadGen End-to-End Monitoring: This service is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of your user experience. With this tool, you'll be able to identify areas for improvement, verify the validity of complaints, and ensure consistent performance across different locations. For a detailed walkthrough on setting up and using this tool, please refer to our tutorial on Getting started with LoadGen End-to-End Monitoring.
  • LoadGen Functional & Automated Testing: This service enables you to create simulations and functional tests specific to your users' needs. It allows for the creation of a variety of test cases focusing on functionality, user convenience, efficiency, and flexibility. Additionally, this tool integrates seamlessly with build automation tools like Jenkins and Visual Studio Team, making it a valuable asset in any developer's toolkit.

We're excited to help you get started with LoadGen and make the most of these powerful tools. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have a strong understanding of how to install and start using the LoadGen suite.

Let's get started!

Step 1: Download the LoadGen installer

  1. Extract your downloaded file.
  2. Run your downloaded file LoadGenSuite.exe.
  3. LoadGen 5.0 – InstallShield Wizard will start preparing the installation.

Step 2: Welcome page

  1. When the LoadGen Installer is ready, you will see the Welcome page, please click Next.

Step 3: Accept the End-user license agreement

  1. Accept the LoadGen End-user license agreement, and click Next.

Step 4: Install for everyone

  1. Click on Anyone who uses this computer (all users).

Step 5: User Account Control

  1. Click on Yes to allow this app to make changes to your device.
  2. The installer will install the LoadGen Configurator for you.

Step 6: Finish up and start the LoadGen Configurator

  1. The installer is finished and will now start the LoadGen Configurator.

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