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From Gavin Maselino <>
Subject Re: Extracting Cookie created via Javascript
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:04:59 GMT

Again thanks for the clarification on JS-set cookies. 

Just out of curiosity - how is it that when i recorded the script, Jmeter generated a Get
request with parameters, that included the cookie data, especially if that cookie was set
by JavaScript?

On 3 Apr 2013, at 21:02, "Deepak Shetty" <> wrote:

> your subject(Extracting Cookie created via Javascript) doesnt match the
> rest of your message
> If a cookie is being set by javascript then you will need to add it by
> beanshell or equivalent - The first message you sent however specified
> nothing of that sort - if the cookie is set via javscript then there wont
> be any set-cookie header.
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Gavin Maselino
> <>wrote:
>> Hi guys
>> Thanks for the response.
>> I've already got the Cookie Manager at the thread group level. But I'll
>> explore the set-cookie response. Failing that I've seen some posts about
>> setting your own cookie using BeanShell which I can try.
>> Thanks
>> On 3 Apr 2013, at 18:05, "Mark Miller" <> wrote:
>>> It sounds like you are focused on the request headers. I expect to
>>> find a set-cookie
>>> *response *header resulting from on one of the HTTP requests and use a
>> post
>>> processor regex extractor to pull it from the headers off that sampler.
>>> But I have no direct experience with SalesForce.
>>> (Also echoing Flavio's direction with the Cookie Manager test element).
>>> Mark
>>> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Flavio Cysne <>
>> wrote:
>>>> Did you add an HTTP Cookies Manager to your JMeter script? You'll need
>> it
>>>> to let JMeter control cookies.
>>>> 2013/4/3 Gavin Maselino <>
>>>>> Hi
>>>>> So I recorded a login action on a SalesForce-built app (Apex, JS etc).
>>>> One
>>>>> of the HTTP requests recorded (a security .jsp page) was a GET request
>>>> that
>>>>> had the cookie parameters.
>>>>> On Firebug, in the 'Net' tab under 'Headers' I can see the cookie data
>> in
>>>>> the Request Headers section (cookie data is in the login form HTML
>> page).
>>>>> For the identical page/request in JMeter I have looked at the Request
>> Tab
>>>>> that I would expect the cookie data to be displayed in and it just
>> reads
>>>>> '[No cookies]'.
>>>>> So to conclude, JMeter has found the cookie data (and recorded it in
>> the
>>>>> GET request) yet that cookie data cannot be found in the Request tab
>>>> the
>>>>> Response data tab in any previous request in  JMeter. All requests have
>>>>> 'Follow Redirects' checked  and 'Redirect Automatically' unchecked. I
>>>> have
>>>>> tried every option of the Cookie Policy as well.
>>>>> So, how do I find the cookie data so I can extract this?
>>>>> Thanks in advance.
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