How to Use Counter in JMeter
This article talks about using the Counter element in a performance test script.
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From sending an email to load testing database, JMeter allows us to create some really sophisticated load testing scenarios. It provides a range of different elements to accomplish our performance testing goals. Counter is one such JMeter element which can prove immensely useful for testers. In this article, we will see how we can use JMeter Counter in our performance test script.
For easier understanding here, we will take an example of test data generation using JMeter. In that, we will register multiple users by incrementing a username (Eg. user+1, user+2, user+3 and so on). This is a very simple example of test data creation which testers often have to carry out. And it can be automated using JMeter Counter. So, without wasting any more time, let’s see how we can do this.
Using JMeter Counter:
JMeter Counter Options
Updated HTTP Request
While this example of JMeter Counter shows test data creation, it can come in handy for other testing activities also. We encourage you to try it out in your project and share your feedback in comments.
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