Record an Adobe RTMP application

NeoLoad allows recording applications using Adobe RTMP. As it is not based on HTTP, the browser does not use a proxy to exchange RTMP data with the server. NeoLoad registers itself as the network adapter driver in order to record the RTMP traffic between the machine and the server.

Limitations

There are certain limitations regarding the recording of Adobe RTMP applications:

Start recording an Adobe RTMP application

You can start recording an application with:

Warning: Before recording the scenario, it is recommended to close all HTTP client applications (other Web sessions, Twitter client, and so on). NeoLoad records all the HTTP flows going through the machine. It is necessary to close HTTP clients or define exclusion rules in NeoLoad to avoid unwanted requests in the recording.

Starting a new recording creates a new User Path and places all the web pages visited during the recording into that User Path. At the beginning of the recording, the cookies may be deleted and the browser cache may be cleared.

The User Path group box defines the new User Path:

Warning: Init, Actions and End Containers follow a set order of play: 1. Init Container. 2. Actions Container. 3. End Container.

The Client settings group box makes it possible to automatically launch the selected browser and open the test URL http://www.neotys.com/recorder.html?lang=en&port=8090 using the automatically-configured proxy settings. If this page displays correctly, the recording proxy has been properly set up. Closing the browser stops the recording. The Client settings group box also enables you to delete cookies and clear the browser cache before the recording.

The Protocols group box helps select the protocols which NeoLoad can record. NeoLoad records the HTTP protocol by default:

The Modes group box makes it possible to choose a recording mode:

The Support group box enables you to save the raw data from your recording for Support purposes.

When asked by Neotys Support, check the Log network traffic option before your recording to make sure raw data recorded is included in the project being exported to Support.

For more information, see Export a project.

The Recording bar enables you to modify the User Path during the recording.

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As soon as the Recording bar is displayed, the recording starts. The bar includes the following functions:

When the recording is finished, the Post-Recording wizard is displayed, as described in Post-recording wizard.