Release: LoadGen 2024-Q1 - 5.0.0.9322

Release date

2024 March 30

We are excited to announce the latest updates to LoadGen for Q1 2024. Our team has been working diligently to address issues and incorporate new features that enhance user experience and expand functionality.

This latest release reflects our commitment to excellence, shaped by the invaluable insights of our users. We've tackled and smoothed out issues to ensure an enhanced, frictionless LoadGen experience.

We encourage all users to update their LoadGen Suite to benefit from these enhancements. As always, we look forward to your feedback to continue improving and evolving in future releases.

CyberArk

Our new integration with CyberArk marks a significant advancement in security within the LoadGen ecosystem. This collaboration brings fortified credential management, ensuring that sensitive information such as passwords and user data is protected with the highest standards of security. With CyberArk's robust framework, LoadGen users can now benefit from an extra layer of security, offering peace of mind and seamless compliance with stringent industry regulations. For detailed guidance on how to leverage this powerful integration, visit our comprehensive support page. Read more about this new feature in the following article.

LoadGen Load and Performance massive testing capabilities

In the Q1 release, LoadGen unveils new functionalities designed to significantly enhance load testing scalability. This advancement empowers organizations to execute massive load tests with unprecedented ease and precision. Users can now simulate and manage an extensive range of user interactions and system stresses, ensuring that applications can withstand the demands of high-traffic events. This update is a testament to LoadGen's commitment to innovation and its dedication to supporting businesses in maintaining superior performance and user experiences even in the most demanding conditions. Read more about this functionality in this blog.

LoadGen General

  • Allow Separation of Core Agent: This new feature adds more versatility to your LoadGen experience by enabling the Core Agent's separation.
  • Web Testing Support powered by Playwright: In our commitment to boost your testing capabilities, we've introduced a major feature - Web Testing, powered by the renowned Playwright.

LoadGen Director

  • Fixed an issue with copying canvas settings in Citrix Basic profiles. Now all settings are accurately duplicated for a seamless user experience.
  • Resolved a problem where using an RDP Profile would cause an exception. Users can now employ RDP profiles with confidence.
  • Integrated CyberArk for enhanced security management within LoadGen environments.
  • Updated our user components, improving the application’s UI elements.
  • Improved the application's start-up speed, allowing users to get up and running faster than before.

LoadGen Studio and LoadGen Functional Studio

  • Several enhancements and bug fixes (General, User Actions, Disabling Applications).
  • Several styling optimizations.
  • Corrected a bug where commenting within the studio could lead to an exception. Commenting is now smooth and error-free.
  • Addressed a specific issue where certain characters in titles and validations would result in exceptions.
  • Resolved issues with WebTest screenshot refresh in validation, preventing exceptions.
  • Eliminated the problem where items could not be removed from WebTest.
  • Ensured the recording wizard back button now follows the correct order, enhancing navigation.
  • Fixed an intermittent import/export failure, ensuring reliability in saving and transporting data.
  • We adjusted the Application Block to handle title characters correctly, avoiding potential corruption.
  • Incorporated the Studio build number into the .LGS file upon saving, for better version control.
  • Rectified issues causing exceptions when importing LGAX files.
  • Resolved a start-up issue specifically related to the Cloud edition of the Studio.
  • New control optimizations are included, enhancing the user interface.
  • Start-up speed has been significantly improved, allowing for a more efficient launch of the Studio.
  • If you receive this error: Unable to load one or more of the requested types, retrieve the LoaderExceptions property for more information. Could not load file or assembly 'System.Data.SqlXml'. Please read this article.

LoadGen Analyzer

  • Several enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Several styling optimizations.
  • New control optimizations are included, enhancing the user interface.
  • We have introduced better and faster charting functionality.
  • Start-up speed has been significantly improved, allowing for a more efficient launch of the Analyzer.

LoadGen Configurator

  • VC Runtime Detection: Resolved an issue where the VC Runtime was not detected when already installed, ensuring accurate system configuration.
  • New control optimizations are included, enhancing the user interface.
  • Start-up speed has been significantly improved, allowing for a more efficient launch of the Configurator.

LoadGen Agent

  • Several enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause an exception when there was no Internet connection.
  • Resolved a path not found error for smoother operation.
  • Fixed an exception issue related to connecting to the Cloud, ensuring stable connections.
  • Resolved an Unidentified Application Interface (UAI) Exception for uninterrupted service.

LoadGen Core Agent

  • LoadGen Core Agent updates have been focused on ironing out bugs and optimizing performance.
  • Addressed the Linux time zone discrepancy issue. The agent's time zone must now match that of the Director. Read more about this issue in this article.
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