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From Zubair Aslam <>
Subject Re: Facebook login using Jmeter
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:23:55 GMT
it would be better to develop your own little application that authenticates
users by login name and password

this way one will also have more knowledge of how applications work and this
would result in better testing

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 11:32 PM, Oliver Lloyd <>wrote:

> Unless you work for Facebook you should not be using load scripts against
> their systems. Yet, a surprisingly large number of non Facebook employees
> continue to try and do this nonetheless. For that reason you will quickly
> find out it is difficult and, ultimately, doesn't work - once FB suspect
> you
> of using automation (as they quickly will) they will ensure that it fails
> by
> not only using a captcha but question verification as well.
> So, you should not only avoid doing this because it is irresponsible but
> also because you just plain can't.
> Just remove requests to Facebook and other 3rd parties from your tests and
> spoof any required responses - this will work for FB Apps and the like.
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