The following recommendation about the test infrastructure is necessary to increase the performance of the heavy load testing.
During the test phase, NeoLoad conveys three distinct types of information:
Separating those three information channels on distinct networks achieves the most efficient network setup.
To obtain a good trade-off between infrastructure costs and efficiency, it is advised to use remote Monitoring Agents in the application server sub-network. Particular attention must be paid to the firewall, if any, between the Cloud Load Generators and the application server.