VuGen - Scripting

by Community Manager on ‎01-09-2014 08:52 AM

Question

When I reply the script in VuGen, the following message is displayed in Output window -

 

Script_Name(LineNumber): Notify: Transaction "Transaction Name" ended with "Pass" status (Duration: 134.8640 Wasted Time: 2.0757).

 

What is this "Wasted Time"?

What is the significance of "Wasted Time"?

Answer

 

From the product help:

  • Time spent on activities whose purpose is to support test analysis, but would never be performed by a browser user.

     

    So what does it actually mean?

    Here are a few examples:

    1. Siebel-Web protocol – first web_reg_save_param… step that uses Siebel correlation library takes time on DLL  invocation and this time reported as “wasted”.
    2. The similar case exists with openSSL components (additional 1 second before handshake).
    3. Time spent of text search (web_reg_find) also reported as “wasted”.

    So basically it is the time that was wasted in LR code which would not be wasted by a real user.

Comments
by ss2014 on ‎06-24-2014 01:23 AM

Can anyone help me with REST API scripting in Vugen. I have a XSD for the REST API service. PlEASE LET ME KNWO HOW TO GO ABOUT IT

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