Recording a Test Script

  1. Click Model Script on the workflow bar. The Workflow - Model Script dialog box appears.
  2. Select one of the listed browsers from the Recording Profile list, depending on the browser you want to use for recording.
  3. In the URL field, enter the URL that is to be recorded.
    Note: The InsuranceWeb sample Web 2.0 application is available at In the Select a Service or login list, the Auto Quote and Agent Lookup services are available for testing while the other listed services do not provide any functionality.
  4. Click Start recording. The Silk Performer Recorder dialog opens in minimized form, and the client application starts.
  5. To see a report of the actions that happen during recording, maximize the Recorder dialog by clicking the Change GUI size button. The maximized Recorder opens at the Actions page.
  6. Using the client application, conduct the kind of interaction with the target server that you want to simulate in your test. The interaction is captured and recorded by the Recorder. A report of your actions and of the data downloaded appears on the Actions page.
  7. To end recording, click the Stop Recording button.
  8. Enter a name for the .bdf file and save it. The Capture File page displays. Click Generate Script to generate a script out of the capture file.