The following procedure describes how to find the link defined by the
page parameters in the previous response. It will also allow you to dynamically play back the
searchID value during playback.
drop-down list, change the HTTP request type from Manually define the request to Follow a link from the previous request.
hrefHTML tag. If this is not the case, click on the Change the referrer button and select the correct referrer.
Pathcombination points to the link in question. Here, you are telling NeoLoad to search for a link whose URL points to the selected server and specified path, such as
searchID. Next, click on the option box The parameter must be present, whatever its value.
pageattribute is "2" and having a
searchIDattribute (whatever its value), and dynamically inject it during the test.
/loadtest/simple-search/index.jspin the example, also may be dynamic, its value being generated by your application each time the link is requested. In this case, you must tell NeoLoad to extract the value from the response and re-inject it before requesting the URL. If the link path is dynamic, click Regular expression and use the appropriate regular expression to indicate which path to extract. This may simply be
.*if there are no other links with the same parameters.
Serverused by the request may also be dynamically generated by your application. In this case you must create a server manually, configuring the server host name with a regular expression that matches the server name. Then, you must set the server for this request to the server you have just created.