Record requests with an Adobe AIR application
Introduction

Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a technology developed by the Adobe Corporation. NeoLoad supports Adobe AIR applications that communicate with the server using the HTTP protocol.

Prerequisites

The application must communicate with the remote server using the HTTP protocol.

Configure the recording and proxy settings

The following procedures describe how to configure the machine with or without Internet Explorer and how to record the HTTP requests sent by an Adobe AIR application.

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools > Internet options.
  3. Click on the Connections tab.
  4. Click on the LAN settings button.
  5. Check the Use a proxy server for your LAN. If proxy settings already exist, see Proxy.
  6. Click on the Advanced button and set the proxy (localhost: 8090 by default). For more information, see Manually configure the recording proxy settings.

The following procedure describes how to configure the proxy settings on a Windows machine that does not have Internet Explorer installed.

  1. Click on the Windows icon in the taskbar.
  2. Click Control panel > Network and Internet Connections > Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Connections tab.
  4. Click on the LAN settings button.
  5. Check the Use a proxy server for your LAN. If proxy settings already exist, see Proxy.
  6. Click on the Advanced button and set the proxy (localhost: 8090 by default). For more information, see Manually configure the recording proxy settings.

Once the proxy settings have been configured correctly, continue as follows:

  1. Launch NeoLoad.
  2. Make sure the previously-configured proxy setting match those in Edit > Preferences > Global Settings > HTTP Recorder.
  3. Create a new project or open an existing one.
  4. Un-check the Launch browser check box, then click OK to start recording
  5. Launch the Adobe AIR application and record the actions you require.
  6. Stop the recording.

    The recorded User Path contains the HTTP requests sent by the Adobe AIR application.