Adding a transaction to a schedule

A transaction is a specific group of test elements whose performance you are interested in. When viewing the test results, you can view performance data about any transactions that you have added.

About this task

You can add a transaction to a test or to a Schedule. When specifying error conditions for a transaction, you can set the behavior of the condition to affect the health of the transaction. The Transaction Health tab of the Transaction report displays the health of the transactions in a test.

Procedure

To put a group of schedule elements into a transaction:

  1. In the Test Navigator, browse to the schedule and double-click it. The schedule opens.
  2. In the schedule, select the test elements to group together. Use Shift+click to select multiple contiguous elements; use Control+click to select multiple noncontiguous elements; each noncontiguous element is put in a separate transaction.
  3. Click Add (to place the transaction after the selected element) or Insert (to place the transaction immediately before the selected element or block), and click Transaction.
  4. In the Schedule Element Details area, give the transaction a meaningful name. This is useful in the Transactions report, which lists transactions by name.

What to do next

You can now use the Add or Up and Down buttons to add the tests or elements to the transaction.
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