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Rational Performance Tester 8.3 Load Generation Agent Architecture and Support

White paper


Where can you find detailed information on the Load Generation Agent introduced in IBM rational Performance Tester (RPT) version 8.3?


A attached whitepaper titled RPT 8.3 Load Generation Agent.pdf contains detailed information on the Load Generation Agent introduced in version 8.3. This document includes information on the following topics:

  1. Load Generation Agent Introduction
  2. Agent Controller
  3. Architecture
  4. Installation
    4.1 Workbench Local Execution
    4.2 Installation Features
    4.3 Load Generation Agent Configuration
  5. Workbench Configuration
    5.1 Server Port
    5.2 Secure Communication using TLS/SSL
    5.3 Delete Deployment Directory
  6. Configuration Modification
    6.1 Add Support for Another Workstation to an Agent
    6.2 Load Generation Agent Configuration File
  7. 7. Agent Status
    7.1 Share Agent with New Workbench
    7.2 Disconnect Agent from this Workbench
  8. 8. Troubleshooting
    8.1 Port In Use
    8.2 Check Agents Failed
    8.3 Process on driver terminated
  9. 9. Tips, Tricks and Miscellaneous
    9.1 Privileges
    9.2 Multiple Engines On One Agent Machine
    9.3 Locations
    9.4 Ports with multiple workbenches
    9.5 Max heap
    9.6 Majordomo
    9.7 Majordomo debug flag

Related information

What's new in Rational Performance Tester 8.3
RPT documentation: "Working with agents"

Document information

More support for: Rational Performance Tester
Agent Controller

Software version: 8.3,,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 7038207

Modified date: 22 March 2013