When executing JMeter tests (especially in non-GUI mode), it is helpful to get feedback on the terminal window regarding the progress and results of the tests. That is the main goal of the Console Status Logger component. This listener plugin prints short summary logs to the console while JMeter is running in non-GUI mode. In addition, the same info is written to the
jmeter.log file when running in GUI mode.
In this recipe, we will use Console Status Logger to run a test in non-GUI mode. Perform the following steps: