Reserve a Cloud session

Reserving a Cloud session ensures Cloud resources are available for a test. Besides, the startup time of the Cloud Load Generators is provisioned by Neotys to have the Load Generators ready at the time specified.

To reserve a Cloud session, you need to sign in to the Online Cloud Console. For more information, see Access the Neotys Cloud Platform from the Online Cloud Console.

In the Load Generators menu, the Reserve a Cloud session command must be selected to display the first page of the reservation process.

Reserve Cloud session - Step 1/3

The Workgroup selection section defines which workgroup account is used for the session:

The Session definition section describes the session:

The Send notification emails section makes it possible to set automated emails to To, Cc, and Bcc people about the Cloud session in the selected Language:

A click on Next displays the second screen to reserve a session:

Reserve Cloud session - Step 2/3

The page is divided between:

The Schedule section is used to set the duration of the session:

The Load Generators section is different if you are paying with Cloud credits or VUHs:

The Cost section shows the Available balance in Cloud credits or VUHs against the balance Reserved for this session according to the duration, type, zones, and number of Load Generators selected above. If credits or VUHs are missing for the Load Generators or Virtual Users selected, the information is displayed in red, and a link gives access to the Neotys Online Store to add more credits or VUHs on the fly.

A click on the Next button displays the last page of the reservation.

Reserve Cloud session - Step 3/3

This page provides a summary of the Cloud session to reserve. A click on the Back button makes it possible to modify the Cloud session.

A click on Finish creates the Cloud session defined. The Cloud session is listed in the My Cloud sessions dashboard.

The Online Cloud Console can be closed with the Logout button.

The Cloud Load Generators will start at the time specified and can then be used as described in Use an existing or reserved Cloud session.

  1. Have your Cloud workgroup and credits/VUH ready through your Neotys Account Manager or the Neotys online store.
  2. Log in to the Online Cloud Console.
  3. Enter your E-mail and Password and click Sign-In.
  4. Choose Load Generators > Reserve a Cloud session.
  5. In the Reserve Cloud session first step:
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the Reserve Cloud session second step:
  8. In the Reserve Cloud session third step, check that the configuration of your session is correct.
  9. Click Finish.
  10. Back in the Cloud Console page, check that the reserved session is listed.
  11. Click Log out.
  12. If you have reserved and received the IP addresses of your Cloud Load Generators in advance, remember to authorize them in your firewalls before the test.