This tutorial describes how to design a Virtual User containing SOAP requests. It will show you three different ways of creating SOAP requests in NeoLoad: from a WSDL file, from scratch, or from a recording sequence.
To gain the most from this tutorial, it is recommended to read SOAP requests<in_pdf_design>.
In the same way NeoLoad lets you define and load test HTTP interactions, NeoLoad provides the means to load test SOAP requests. SOAP requests are in many ways similar to pure HTTP requests. This means that all the features NeoLoad provides for HTTP requests will be available for SOAP. This includes, among others, using variables, defining validation expressions and of course obtaining load test results. However it is worthy to note that SOAP requests differ from HTTP request in several ways:
NeoLoad provides three ways of defining a SOAP request and are covered by one of the following sections: