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Medium Workload Issues after 4.0.2 patch

  • aw505
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20 Jun 2013 01:06 #1170

After upgrading to Login VSI Express 4.0.2 (from 4.0.1) I am not getting errors within a given session during the loop 1, segment 1 87% through where it attempts to load the BBC website. The error is "cannot find file://servername/VSIshare/_VSI_Websites/BBC/HTML/Auto-8.html'. Make sure the path or Internet address is correct."

After looking in the share, that path does not exist but the following does exist: file://servername/VSIshare/_VSI_Webistes/BBC/ then 5 directories underneath it that are numbered 1,2,3,4,5.

Something appears to be wrong with the code and what the variable %VSI_Web_BBC% is referencing in Medium.txt workload file. Not sure where that variable is defined though. Something must have changed to the file structure with the new patch as this error was not present previously and it loaded the BBC site fine. Help?

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  • ReneB
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20 Jun 2013 08:41 #1171

I only saw the problem when using the Create Profile option and after comparing this Workload with the Medium (which worked for me), I have found the problem and fixed it.

The script you have to edit is: VSIshare\_VSI_Workloads\Official Workloads\CreateProfile.txt
You have to add an extra parameter in the function Web_Start_Random between "BBC" and %VSI_Web_BBC% or just replace it with the line below:
Web_Start_Random("IEPrepare", "%VSI_WebLocation%", "BBC", "Website", %VSI_Web_BBC%)

This worked for me, so I guess it will also solve your problem ;)

Kind regards,

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21 Jun 2013 09:36 #1181

Hi Gents,

Thank you for reporting the error.
I will try to reproduce the error and we will update you. Eventually we could resolve this in a upcoming patch.



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  • aw505
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21 Jun 2013 15:22 #1187

Thanks ReneB. I turned off the create profile option and things are now working (not getting that BBC error). Any idea what the create profile option actually does? I'm not clear what it is doing and if I need to be using it or not.

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  • ReneB
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24 Jun 2013 07:33 #1193

Glad I could help you.
Basically this option just create all userprofiles on a clean PC ((starts all involved programs once), so this will not be part of the actual test. For more info I suggest you read the Performing Tests chapter from the documentation of v3.x ( www.loginvsi.com/documentation/v3/performing-tests ).

Be sure to create a new test phase after using this option. For more info see www.loginvsi.com/forum/support-v4/736-ru...reate-profiles-fails

Kind regards,

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