How to Add Actions to the Scenario Schedule

Note: You can add actions to a real-world schedule only.

Add an action to the schedule from the Actions grid.

  1. In the Action grid do one of the following:

    • To insert an action after a specific action, select the action and click Add Action After .

    • To add an action after the last action, double-click the last row in the Actions grid—marked by an asterisk (*).

  2. In the Add Action dialog box, define the new action. For schedule action details, see Schedule Actions.

  3. Click Apply.

  4. To add another action while in the Add Action dialog box, click Add Another Action and repeat steps 2 through 3.

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Add an action from the schedule graph.

You can add Start Vusers, Duration, and Stop Vusers actions from the graph by splitting an action into two actions, or appending a new action after the last action in the graph.

  1. Make sure that the graph is in Edit mode .

  2. Select the line that represents the action that you want to split.

  3. Tip: Selecting the action in the Actions grid highlights the corresponding line in the graph.

  4. Click the Split Action button . The selected line splits in two. In the Actions grid, the original action splits into two equivalent actions, each representing half of the original action. For example:

    • Splitting a Duration action of 5 minutes results in two Duration actions of 2.5 minutes each.

    • Splitting a Start Vusers action that starts 20 Vusers results in two Start Vusers actions, each starting 10 Vusers.

  5. (Optional) Edit each of the actions. For details, see How to Edit Schedule Actions.

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Append an action after the last action.

  1. Make sure that the graph is in Edit mode .

  2. In the graph toolbar, click New Action .

  3. Append new actions as follows:

    • Start Vusers action. Click the graph anywhere above and to the right of the endpoint of the last line of the graph.

    • Duration action. Click the graph anywhere directly to the right of the endpoint of the last line of the graph.

    • Stop Vusers action. Click the graph anywhere below and to the right of the endpoint of the last line of the graph.

  4. Edit the actions. For details, see How to Edit Schedule Actions.

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