JMeter is well-known tool for testing performance of web applications, databases and many other things (check project official site for more). Today I am going to show how to test web application with JMeter when user needs to be logged-in to take some actions (JMeter must fill and submit login form at first).
Im my diploma thesis which involves comparison between Struts 2 and Wicket, I need to take some tests about how fast are both frameworks. For this purpose I used mentioned above tool. In this post I will show and describe how form submitting can be done from JMeter depending on application architecture and security level.
Simple sending post-data to login form
Example site: http://ebramka.ath.cx/ – polish free sms gateway
Use case: login user and then check if main page rendered properly.
This one is pretty simple. No HTTPS protocol, no SSL, just pure post data sent to login form. Continue reading this post …