Category Archives: monitoring

loadurnner monitoring sitescope

sitescope 10.0 integration with loadrunner 9.0

As you can see, I’ve been playing with the new SiteScope. I cant say I’m overly impressed with allot of the decisions HP/Mercury has made. The removal of the classic interface, was a bad choice in my opinion. I never used the new UI, and always knew where everything was on the old UI. It was faster, and easier to get an overall picture.
The only reason I upgraded was for our new version of BAC I am trying to implement. However, during my BAU work, I noticed my metrics were not coming into loadrunner in my laodtests. Then I read an article that SiteScope 10 was not supported with loadrunner 9.0 and 9.5 and I would receive no support on the matter….thanks Mr. HP…

Luckily, I’ve worked out how to get it working with minimal fuss….

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monitoring sitescope

updating invalid sitescope license

I recently installed the new version of sitescope. During the installation I entered an invalid licence, however the setup did not validate and allowed me to continue. After the install completed, the classic interface was not working/not installed (still trying to diagnose this problem), and I could not use the new gui as the licence was invalid and would not let me in to update the licence code….how ironic!…

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monitoring sitescope

adding multiple sitescope monitors

Ever needed to setup a heap of sitescope monitors? It’s a pain to do it from the front end for each machine over and over and over.
Luckily the back-end of sitescope is very very simple, there are lots of text files, and if you know what you’re looking for, you’ll find it to be a fairly easy task, and not as time consuming as going through the front end.
You will need access to the server that is hosting sitescope, enough access to read/write files, and the ability to restart services.
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