Additional Components

You can install additional components that provide advanced features for working with LoadRunner. The setup files are located in the Additional Components folder inside the root folder of the LoadRunner installation DVD or download folder.

Standalone

Where to install additional components

The table below indicates which additional components are available, and where you should install each component:

Folder Component Description Install on...
Agent for Citrix Server SetupCitrixAgent.exe

Installs the Citrix Agent which enhances VuGen’s capabilities in identifying Citrix client objects during Citrix protocol record and replay. For installation instructions, see Install the LoadRunner Citrix agent on the Citrix server. (Optional).

The agent also enables you to use additional Citrix API functions. For details, see the Function Reference.

Citrix server
Agent for Microsoft Terminal Server SetupMSTerminalAgent.exe Installs a utility that enhances the RDP protocol’s recording mechanism in VuGen. For installation instructions, see Installing the Microsoft Terminal Server Agent. RDP server
Assembly Crawler for Analysis API AssemblyCrawlerConsole.exe Installs a command-line utility to build a .NET configuration file for a LoadRunner Analysis API application. For more information, open the Analysis API Reference from the Start > Documentation menu on the LoadRunner machine (not available with VuGen Standalone). LoadRunner Analysis machine
HostID Generator Host ID Generator tool, licidgenerator.exe Opens the Host ID Generator utility that displays the computer’s Host ID. This is useful when requesting a license. LoadRunner Controller machine
HP NV (Network Virtualization)
  • NV4HPControllerSetup.exe
  • NV4HPLGSetup.exe
NV4HPControllerSetup.exe installs Network Virtualization for the Controller, enabling emulation functionality. NV4HPLGSetup.exe installs Network Virtualization for the load generator machines and the NV Analytics Report component for VuGen. For details, see Network Virtualization Integration. LoadRunner Controller, VuGen, and load generator machines
IDE Add-Ins
  • EclipseAddin
    \hp.lr.vugeneclipse42addin.jar
  • LRVS2010IDEAddInSetup.exe
  • LRVS2012IDEAddInSetup.exe
  • LRVS2013IDEAddInSetup.exe
  • LRVS2015IDEAddInSetup.exe

Installs add-ins for supported versions of Visual Studio or Eclipse enabling you to create Vuser scripts in your standard development environment using the LoadRunner API. This integration also allows you to run the test directly from Visual Studio or Eclipse, to test its functionality.

  • Only 32-bit versions of Eclipse are supported. For more details on supported versions, see the Product Availability Matrix, available from the Software Support site
  • To install the Visual Studio Add-in, Visual Studio must be installed in the default location.
  • For the LRVS2015IDEAddIn for Visual Studio, Visual C ++ language must be installed to work with C++ .Net Vuser projects.

For details, see Creating Scripts in External IDEs.

Visual Studio / Eclipse machine with VuGen
IDE Add-Ins Dev

LREclipseIDEAddInDevSetup.exe

LRVS2010IDEAddInDevSetup.exe

LRVS2012IDEAddInDevSetup.exe

LRVS2013IDEAddInDevSetup.exe

LRVS2015IDEAddInDevSetup.exe

Setup files for developer add-ins for supported versions of Visual Studio and Eclipse, enabling you to create NUnit or JUnit tests in your standard development environment using the LoadRunner API.

  • Only 32-bit versions of Eclipse are supported. For more details on supported versions, see the Product Availability Matrix, available from the Software Support site
  • To install the Add-in, Visual Studio must be installed in the default location.
  • For the LRVS2015IDEAddIn for Visual Studio, Visual C ++ language must be installed to work with C++ .Net Vuser projects.

For details, see Creating Scripts in External IDEs.

Visual Studio or Eclipse machine with VuGen
LoadRunner
ProtocolSDK
SetupLoadRunnerProtocolSDK.exe

Allows you to create and distribute custom LoadRunner protocols. For details, see Protocol SDK.


Any machine with Virtual Studio 2015 and WiX Toolset 3.8 or higher
mobileRemote
Agent
Select the relevant component for your operating system. Enables you to capture a pcap file with Linux Redhat  
SAP Tools

SapSpy.exe

VerifyScripting.exe

  • SAPGUI Spy. Examines the hierarchy of GUI Scripting objects, on open windows of SAPGUI Client for Windows.
  • SAPGUI Verify Scripting. Verifies that the SAPGUI Scripting API is enabled.

For details, see How to Configure the SAP Environment.

VuGen machine with SAPGUI client
Third Parties Source files The folder contains the source code of some third party software components which are being used in LoadRunner. N/A
Virtual Table Server SetupVTS.exe

Virtual Table Server (VTS) offers an alternative to standard LoadRunner parameterization. For details, see Parameterization Overview.

Any machine

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Standalone Applications

The following LoadRunner standalone applications are available in the DVD/Standalone Applications folder.

Folder Component Description Install on...
Analysis Standalone SetupAnalysis.exe

Installs LoadRunner Analysis as a standalone application. Install this to open LoadRunner results and create graphs and reports on a separate machine. For details, see Introducing Analysis.

Any machine
Load Generator SetupLoadGenerator.exe

Installs the LoadRunner agent on the machine in order to run load tests. After you install this software, you access this machine from the Controller. For details, see Load Generators.

Any machine
MI Listener SetupMIListener.exe

Installs the HP MI Listener, which servers as a router between the Controller and the LoadRunner agent. For details, see How to Set Up Your LoadRunner System Over Firewalls.

Dedicated machine
Monitors Over Firewall SetupMoFW.exe

Installs the HP Monitors Over Firewall component, allowing you to monitor servers located over a firewall. For details, see How to Set Up Your LoadRunner System Over Firewalls.

Dedicated machine
TruClient Standalone SetupTruClient.exe

Installs TruClient as a standalone application. Install this to tool to record Web applications with TruClient technology. You save the recordings to a script that can be used in a LoadRunner test run. For details, see the TruClient Help Center (select the relevant version).

Any machine
VuGen Standalone SetupVuGen.exe

Installs LoadRunner Virtual User Generator (VuGen) as a standalone application, allowing you to create scripts for a load test. For details, see Introducing VuGen.

Any machine

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