Agent Configuration Settings Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to define the relevant settings in order to enable the LoadRunner agent on Windows machines.

To access

Perform the following steps on the LoadRunner machine:

  1. Select Start > All Programs > HP Software > HP LoadRunner > Advanced Settings > Agent Configuration.
  2. Click Settings.
Relevant tasks
Important information

The Network and Security Manager configuration tool provides greater flexibility for defining the agent settings through the command line. For details, see Network and Security Manager - Command Line Tool.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element Description
MI Listener Name
The name, full name, or IP address of the MI Listener.
Local Machine Key
A symbolic string identifier used to establish a unique connection between the Controller host and the agent machine, via the MI Listener machine.
Connection Timeout (seconds)
The length of time you want the agent to wait before retrying to connect to the MI Listener machine. If zero, the connection is kept open from the time the agent is run.
Default value: 20 seconds
MI Listener User Name
The user name needed to connect to the MI Listener machine.
MI Listener Password
The password needed to connect to the MI Listener machine.
Server Domain
The domain name needed to connect to the MI Listener machine. This field is required only if NTLM is used.
Connection Type - TCP/HTTP
Select either TCP or HTTP, depending on the configuration you are using.
Default: TCP
Connection Type - HTTP Proxy Name
The name of the proxy server. This field is mandatory if the Connection Type setting is HTTP.
Connection Type - HTTP Proxy Port
The proxy server connection port. This field is mandatory if the Connection Type setting is HTTP.
Connection Type - HTTP Proxy User Name
The user name of a user with connection rights to the proxy server.
Connection Type - HTTP Proxy Password
The password of the user with connection rights to the proxy server.
Connection Type - HTTP Proxy Domain
The user's domain if defined in the proxy server configuration. This option is required only if NTLM is used.
Use Secure Connection (SSL)
Enable to connect using the Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Default: disabled
Use Secure Connection (SSL) - Check Server Certificates
Authenticates the SSL certificates that are sent by the server. Select Medium to verify that the server certificate is signed by a trusted Certification Authority. Select High to verify that the sender IP matches the certificate information. This setting is available only if Use Secure Connection is enabled.
Use Secure Connection (SSL) - Private Key Password
The password that might be required during the SSL certificate authentication process. This option is relevant only if the Client Certificate Owner option is enabled.

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