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JMeter Cookbook by Bayo Erinle

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Feeding data into a script

More often than not, we will need to provide varying input datasets to our scripts to simulate realistic user interaction with an application. Most applications, for instance, need to be authenticated against to view certain restrictive areas of the application. The way to accomplish this is by supplying an input datafile to the test script. The file is normally in the form of comma-separated values (CSV).

How to do it…

This recipe shows you how to feed data into your script to handle such scenarios. Perform the following steps:

  1. Download the book code samples from http://www.packtpub.com/jmeter-cookbook/book.

    Note

    Alternatively, you can clone the sample from the GitHub repository at http://github.com/jmeter-cookbook/bundled-code ...

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