Content & PDFs

LoadRunner documentation includes the following help content and PDF guides:

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  What's New in LoadRunner 12.53   Describes the newest features in this version of LoadRunner.



Provides last-minute news and information about LoadRunner.


LoadRunner Tutorial

A self-paced guide on how to use LoadRunner.
  LoadRunner Installation Guide

Explains how to install the LoadRunner components and load generators.

LoadRunner Help    
  LoadRunner User Guide Describes how to create and run LoadRunner scenarios using the LoadRunner components and monitor the performance.

Function Reference

  A detailed reference of all the LoadRunner API functions. When developing scripts with VuGen, you can manually add these functions to a Vuser script, or modify those that were generated during recording. The reference also contains working examples.

Analysis API Reference

  A detailed reference of all the LoadRunner Analysis API functions. The API can be used to create an unattended Analysis session or to customize the extraction of data from test results.

Protocol SDK

  Describes how to create custom LoadRunner protocols from within VS (Visual Studio). Documentation and an API reference are accessible after you install the VS extension.
  Load Testing Scenarios Best Practices Provides best practices for designing and executing load testing scenarios, including scenarios involving large numbers of virtual users, large amounts of data, and long running scenarios.
  Performance Monitoring Guide

Provides best practices for working with online monitors.

Additional References    
  Product Availability Matrix   Provides a complete list of supported integrations and product versions.