Stepping Through Terminal-Emulation TrueLogs

After tests, it is typical to have multiple TrueLog On Error files open in TrueLog Explorer (one TrueLog for each virtual user who returns an error). With TrueLog Explorer Find Errors feature, you can jump from one error to the next sequentially as they occurred in time, regardless of which TrueLogs the errors were recorded in. This simplifies the process of analyzing errors. There is no need for you to manually review all open TrueLogs to find the next error in a sequence.

  1. After the completion of a test, within Silk Performer, click Explore Results.
    Note: TrueLog On Error files are generated only when the Silk Performer Generate TrueLog On Error option is enabled.

    The Explore Results dialog box opens.

  2. Click TrueLog Explorer.
    Note: TrueLog Explorer is disabled both when no errors are detected during a test and when Truelog On Error is not enabled. In such instances, proceed directly to analyzing results with Performance Explorer.
    TrueLog Explorer opens with the TrueLog On Error files that were generated for the current test, and the Step through TrueLog dialog box opens.
  3. Using the Step through TrueLog dialog box, click the appropriate option button to advance through all Stable Screens (WebTelnetRecvCommand calls), API calls (each API node), and Errors. TrueLog On Error files are searched sequentially as they were recorded in time.
    Note: When multiple WebTelnetRecvCommand calls are clustered in a sequence, clicking Find Next with the Stable Screens option automatically advances focus to the final WebTelnetRecvCommand call in the sequence.
  4. Click Find Next to advance to the first stable screen, API call, or error. Error messages are displayed on the Info page. API nodes that contain replay errors are tagged with red “X” marks in the menu tree.

To view the originally recorded TrueLog that corresponds to the open replay TrueLog, right-click the replay TrueLog’s virtual-user node in the menu tree and choose Open Associated Record TrueLog. Each server response is then available for viewing on the Host Screen page.