Vuser Errors

Select troubleshooting for the following Vuser errors:

Initialization Problems - Online Process Failed to Initialize

Failed to create Online: 'process'

The online process has not been initialized.

Troubleshooting

  • Check that the Controller COM objects are registered in the Registry Editor: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mercury Interactive\LoadRunner\CurrentVersion.
  • If they are not registered, run register_controller.bat from the <LoadRunner installation>\bin directory to register the COM objects.
  • If this fails to solve the problem, contact customer support and provide them with an explanation of the problem, and the error message returned.

Vuser Error - Unable to Activate Additional Vusers

LoadRunner Controller cannot activate additional Vusers. Ensure that your load generators are available and that your scripts are valid.

Unable to activate additional. Possible causes: (i) Connectivity problems. (ii) Invalid script. (iii) Exceeding the number of licensed Vusers.

Troubleshooting

  • Check that your load generators are available: Open the Load Generators window (Scenario > Load Generators), and check the status of the load generator specified in the error message to see if there is a connection to the host machine. If the host has been disconnected, reconnect and run the scenario again.
  • Check that each script is valid: Open each script in VuGen (View Script), and run the script (Vuser > Run). Check for any error messages in the Execution Log.
  • Check that your license supports the number of Vusers and script types that you are trying to run.

Vuser Error - Unable to Create Vusers

LoadRunner Controller cannot create Vusers. Ensure that your load generators are available and that your scripts are valid.

Troubleshooting

  • Check that your load generators are available: Open the Load Generators window (Scenario > Load Generators), and check the status of the load generator specified in the error message to see if there is a connection to the host machine. If the host has been disconnected, reconnect and run the scenario again.
  • Check that each load generator does not exceed its Vuser limits: Open the Load Generators window (Scenario > Load Generators), click Details and select the Vuser Limits tab. Check that each load generator does not exceed the Vuser limits in the license.
  • Check that each script is valid: Open each script in VuGen (View Script), and run the script (Vuser > Run). Check for any error messages in the Execution Log.

Vuser Error - No Vusers in Scenario

There are no Vusers in the scenario.

Troubleshooting

  • Add a script or group to the scenario: In the Design view of the Controller, click Add Group or Add Script(s), and select a group or script to add to the scenario. Run the scenario again.

Vuser Error - Vuser Type Unsupported

Vuser type 'Vuser type' is not supported in this version of LoadRunner.

Troubleshooting

  • Check that the script you are trying to open is a LoadRunner script.
  • Check your LoadRunner license to see which Vuser types are supported. If your version of LoadRunner does not support this Vuser type, contact customer support to upgrade your version of LoadRunner.