From API Definition

Applies to ReadyAPI 3.53, last modified on May 15, 2024

You can quickly create a load test from an API definition file. You can use WSDL, OpenAPI, Swagger, and WADL files:

  1. Select File > New > Load Test.

    – or –

    On the Dashboard, click Load Test on the New Test tile:

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Create a load test
  2. In the New Load Test dialog, select the API Definition option and click Start.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: the New Load Test dialog

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  3. Specify the file location. If the API definition file is on your computer, click Browse to find it or specify the path. If it is on the website, enter the full URL. Click Next.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Specify the file location

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  4. Select the load template to use. If you are not sure which one to pick, select a baseline template and click Configure Load Test.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Select a load template
  5. Configure the load test:

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Configure you load test
    • Specify the name of the load test in the Load Test Name field.

    • Specify the number of virtual users simulated in the test. Each virtual user will send a request to the service. For more information on how ReadyAPI simulates virtual users, see Load Type.

    • Configure load test assertions. If you are not sure, specify the recommended values or select the Skip assertions for now checkbox to configure assertions later.

    • Click Finish.

  6. After you create a load test, ReadyAPI will offer you to run it, or configure it to run on multiple machines. Select one of these options to continue working with the created load test.

    API load testing with ReadyAPI: Run the load test or add agents

    For more information about running your test on multiple machines, see About Distributed Load Testing.

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