soapUI Runner

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The content on this page is related to a deprecated version of LoadUI, which has been superseded by LoadUI NG Pro in the Ready! API platform. Click here to learn more.

Runs a soapUI TestCase and outputs all its TestCase Properties. This gives you the power and flexibility of SoapUI (SOAP, REST, AMF, JDBC, Sessions, Cookies, Scripting, DataSources etc.) to LoadUI.

Learn how to use it in Getting Started with SoapUI Integration.

0.1. Main view


Trigger Input Connect a Generator here to control the runner execution
2_snag_evi Project The SoapUI project containing the TestCase to Execute. Click here to change the SoapUI project file or the selected testSuite/testCase
3_snag_evi TestSuite The TestSuite to use for the Execution (use the project menu to change)
4_snag_evi TestCase The SoapUI TestCase to execute (use the project menu to change)
5_snag_evi Open in SoapUI
Opens the TestCase in SoapUI
6_snag_evi Run Once
Runs the test once
7_snag_evi Abort Running TestCases
Aborts all the running TestCases that have not yet completed
8_snag_evi Requests
The number of requests that have been started
The number of currently running samples
10_snag_evi Completed
The number of samples that have completed successfully
11_snag_evi Queued
The number of queued samples
12_snag_evi Discarded
The number of samples discarded due to the queue being full
13_snag_evi Failed
The number of failed samples
14_snag_evi Reset
Resets the display counters
15_snag_evi Results
The result of each run sample
16_snag_evi Requests Currently Running
Outputs the number of samples currently running concurrently
17_snag_evi Errors
Outputs the result of failed samples. Very useful for debugging when connected to a Table Log.

0.2. Compact View


Status Display Same as for the full view

0.3. Settings


0.4. General

Assertion on error Raises a failed assertion upon error
2_snag_evi Output level The level of outputting result messages. This allows for statistics per TestStep, instead of just per TestCase.
3_snag_evi soapUI settings The location of the SoapUI settings file to use
4_snag_evi Project password Allows you to provide a password if the SoapUI project is password-protected
5_snag_evi Add TestCase Properties to Result Message Adds the SoapUI TestCase Properties to the result message, at the end of each run
6_snag_evi Close connections between each request Forces the runner to close all network connections between each request.
7_snag_evi Disable all SoapUI assertions Disables all SoapUI assertions (this will not affect the SoapUI Project file).
8_snag_evi Make all datasources shared
If your SoapUI project uses data-sources, enabling this option will cause LoadUI to use a single data-source for all VUs instead of using separate ones. This is similar to enabling the "Shared" option in SoapUI. In most cases, you should keep this option checked for load tests.

0.5. Properties


TestCase Properties Allows you to set the SoapUI TestCase Properties before each run.

0.6. Advanced



Max concurrent requests The maximum number of concurrent requests the SoapUI Runner will allow. If the number of concurrent requests gets past this value, which can occur if the server under test cannot keep up with the load generated, LoadUI will start queuing requests.
Max queue size The maximum number of requests to be queued (see previous item). If the queue gets filled, LoadUI will start discarding requests.

0.7. Concurrency

It's important to note that each Virtual User that passes a soapUI Runner gets its own isolated copy of the SoapUI TestCase, but actually shares the rest of the soapUI Project with all other VU's running a SoapUI TestCase belonging to the same SoapUI Project. This means that you should avoid writing to TestSuite or Project Properties, as they are shared between all VU's and will likely cause a ConcurrentModificationException, if not synchronized.

0.8. Debugging Failures

This topic is covered here.

0.9. Proxy

The soapUI Runner uses the proxy settings defined by the SoapUI settings file (see the General tab in the soapUI Runner's Settings).

0.10. Common for all Runners

Advanced topics that are common for all Runner components can be found here.