Manage the Load Generator Agent

The Load Generator Agent manages Load Generator sessions to stress a server. Starting a Load Generator Agent only is useful to make the best of the capacity of a machine dedicated to run Virtual Users.

Load Generator Agents are managed in the NeoLoad Controller. When on the same network, the NeoLoad Controller automatically detects the Load Generator Agents available. When automatic detection is impaired (firewalls, routers, and so on), the Agents must be specified in the Controller. For more information, see Zones and Load Generator hosts.

The Agent must be previously installed, within a Controller installation or as a a standalone installation. For more information, see Install the Controller and Install a Load Generator Agent respectively.

Start the Load Generator Agent

The Load Generator Agent can be launched:

Stop the Load Generator Agent

According to the installation mode (standalone Agent or Controller), the Load Generator Agent can be stopped: