LR_THINKTIME not behaving
I'm using LR 11.0.4 and recording in HTTP and NCA protocols. Strange thing is whenever I use LR_THINKTIME with a long delay say 300 seconds I get timeouts from the application or the transation activates a stop and the script halts. If however I replace it with a delay function written in C, with the same delay, the application waits then continues fine.
Any ideas why thinktime is doing this?
The only reservation against using the delay function instead of thinktime is that it might be causing an issue when the application ends in the we get errors sayng that a transaction has not found a coresponding end transation.. but none of the transaction names are coded anywhere (hence I though the function may be causing this)
One main problem but two weird issues...
are you sure that your C code is working correctly? - ie it is actually pausing for 300 seconds
I've never had think time cause issues like this, unless it's supposed to in the application*, in about 15 years working with LR - although very very litttle NCA protocol
but I'm quite sure that the lr_think_time command is non-protocol specific
have you inserted the 'think time' in exactly the same place
perhaps posting some example code might be an idea
*some applications have heartbeat server pings that don't happen when you just use think time
You haven't clarified whether this is in VUGEN alone or in the controller/load generators where this odd behavior is happening. If this is in the execution then the first thing to do is check the "version chain" for all of your test bed components. Make sure that controller and load generators are the same to the major.minor(patch) level.
As soon as I posted this I though opps did not say if it was the controller of Vugen. Its in the controller we see this issue, vugen is fine. I know this site has lots of issues with builds and locked down environments so its possible this is the problem... maybe. All versions appear identical.
My gut says that this must be a timeout issue some wheer sa small think times (1-30 seconds) seems to work fine. All timeouts and heart beats are enabled so tha should not be an issue. This is a weird one for sure....