Installing HCL OneTest Performance Agent

Install HCL OneTest™ Performance Agent on different computers to apply load on the server that hosts the application under test or to run multiple WebUI tests. When you want to run the test scripts on Mac machine, you must install HCL OneTest Performance Agent.

Before you begin

  • You must have installed JDK 1.8 on your machine. For more information about downloading and installing JDK, see Java SE Development Kit 8 Downloads. Based on the operating system, the JDK format might vary.
  • You must uninstall any older version of this product software.

About this task

The system requirements mentioned in the FNO portal to provides more information about the software and hardware requirements. The product installer does not support the following:
  • Eclipse shell sharing
  • Updating or rolling back
  • Sharing of common components
  • Integration with Visual Studio for HCL OneTest UI
  • All 32 bit test extensions such as SAP, Citrix, and Siebel are not supported for HCL OneTest Performance


To install the product software on Windows or Linux machine, refer to the following steps:

  1. Download the product installer from the HCL License & Delivery Portal.
  2. Right-click the exe file and click Run as Administrator.
    • For installing the product software on the Linux machine, log in as root user. From the command prompt, execute the following command:

      755 <filepath/filename.bin>

  3. On the Introduction screen, read through the details, and click Next.
  4. Read the license agreement carefully and select the I accept check box. Click Next to continue.
  5. Select the installation directory where install folder is created. By default, the installer gets installed in the C drive. To select a different directory, click Choose. The default installation directory is as follows:
    • Windows: C:\Program Files\HCL.
    • Linux: /opt/HCL.
    Click Next to continue.
  6. Select the JDK. If one or more JDKs are available on your machine, then the installer will list the JDKs. To select a JDK, do one of the following:
    • To select a JDK from the list, click Click Java Executable.
    • To select a JDK from another location, click Select Another Location.
    After you select a JDK, click Next to continue.
    Note: You must download and install the appropriate JDK based on the operating system.
  7. Read through the installation details and click Install.
  8. After the installation is complete, click Done.

What to do next

After you install the HCL OneTest Performance Agent, you must configure the settings. See Configuring Performance Agent to get more details about configuration.