Applies to ReadyAPI 2.2, last modified on November 17, 2017

To create a load test in LoadUI:

  1. Select File > New > Load Test:

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: New Load Test

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    – or –

    In the Dashboard New Test tile, select All Tests and click Load Test:

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Create a load test
    Note: The New Test tile you see on your screen may differ from the description above because the tile content depends on the ReadyAPI license you have. For details, see the tile description.
  2. Select the URL.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: New Load Test

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    Tip: If you have some other projects in the current workspace, ReadyAPI will offer you to create a test from a test case of an existing project. For this tutorial, you need to create a load test from a URL.
  3. Enter the following URL and click Next:

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: URL Setup

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  4. Select the Default template and click Configure Load Test.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Selecting a Template

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    You need a LoadUI Pro license to use other templates. You can request a trial, or buy LoadUI to access them.
  5. Leave the default template values for now and click Finish.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Set Up Load Test Based on the Template "Default"

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  6. LoadUI will create the test and offer you to Run Load Test or Add Local or Cloud Agent. You can also close the window to modify the load test before the test run. In this tutorial, we will close the window and modify the test before starting it.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Created Load Test

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You can now configure and run the created load test.

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See Also

Load Test Editor Interface
Setting Up Load Tests