Load generators are virtual machines used to simulate a load for performance testing. MPT Admins can set up and configure load generators through request to Omni Intelligence (OI).
- To begin, click 'Load Generators / Probes' at the top of the interface. You should arrive at this screen:
- Click the blue '+' icon to create a new Load Generator/Probe.
- Enter a name for your Load Generator. For its type, you can choose to base it on 'Cloud' or 'On Premise'.
NOTE: Cloud Load Generators are stored in AWS and attracts charges, whilst On Premise Load Generators are used locally and are free.
Click 'OK' to continue.
Follow the appropriate section below based on whether your Load Generator type is 'Cloud' or 'On Premise'.
- Download and install the Connector agent by downloading the setup.
Follow the Wizard's prompts to install the Connector Agent. When you are done, Go back to the MPT Interface and click 'Next'.
Enter an Instance ID. This must be unique to all your other Load Generator Instance IDs.
- Click 'Done' to instantly set up your Load Generator.
You can configure your 'Max Channel Count', and press 'Save' to apply those changes. You can also press 'Delete' to remove this Load Generator at any time.
- Select your Country and click 'Next'.
- Enter your desired number of channels for 'No Audio Analysis', 'MOS' and 'Pattern Correlator' channel types. Then, click 'Next'.
- Click 'Done' to request your Cloud-based load generator.
You will make contact with Omni Intelligence (OI) support for costs and other details soon.
Your Load Generator will have the 'Provisioning' status at first.
But after it is set up by Omni Intelligence support, it will have the 'Ready' status and can be used for your scenarios.
Until then, you can use the default 'MPT System' Load Generator, which has limited features.
You can also remove your Load Generator by pressing 'Delete' at any time.
Probes are service-containing connector agents used to simulate agents for performance testing.
Click here for further information on setting up probes for agent simulation.
Load Generators can used to test scenarios. A scenario is a set of specified procedures that can be configured and used to monitor or run performance tests.
Click here to learn about setting up, configuring and running scenarios.