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From Deepak Shetty <shet...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Login failed - javascript
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:33:00 GMT
hi
you cant look at a request in isolation , you have to look at the sequence
of requests and compare them to JMeter
The response isnt that important (this is just fiddler telling you that an
encoding was used - you can change it so that it will show you the text) -
usually the request and response headers are sufficient to tell you what
the problem is - if the server gets exactly the same request (url,
parameters, headers) it will send you exactly the same response so the
response text usually isnt significant.

regards
deepak


On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 1:27 PM, nmq <nmq0607@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Deepak
>
> Thanks for all that info. I installed fiddler quickly.
>
> This is what I got in request header:
> /UpdateCheck.aspx?isBeta=True HTTP/1.1
> which I don't think is significant OR I could be wrong. Correct me if I am.
> It also says "response is encoded and may need to be decoded before
> inspection" when I clicked on Inspectors tab. Do you think this might be
> the problem? They're encoding the password using javascript? If yes, what
> can I do to bypass this?
>
>
> Hey Robin, I've done all of that. I used a tool called badboy to capture
> the script, so didn't need to use the proxy. I've tried both Firefox and
> Chrome strings for the user-agent in HTTP Header Manager. Everything was
> working fine before they deployed the current build yesterday.
>
>
> Regards
> Sam
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 4:18 PM, Robin D. Wilson <rwilson2@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > First, this isn't really a "limitation" of JMeter, it is an artifact of
> > the way web sites work. Keep in mind, JMeter is designed to
> > test the 'server' part of the web system, but web systems include the
> > 'browser' in the application logic (often times incorporating
> > a lot of logic in the JavaScript code that runs in the browser, or in
> > other coding systems such as Flash and Silverlight). You could
> > call that a 'limitation' of JMeter, but that would be like saying that a
> > chainsaw is limited because it can't be used as a good
> > hammer.
> >
> > There are a couple of ways this is measured, depending on the site in
> > question. If it is coming from the server, it is probably
> > looking at a header in the request to figure out if you have JavaScript
> > enabled. Add an "HTTP Header Manager" element to your test
> > plan, and set a User-Agent value...
> >
> > We use the following User-Agent value:
> >
> >         User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1;
> > WOW64; Trident/5.0)
> >
> > This essentially tells the server that you are making requests with the
> > IE9.0 browser (which supports JavaScript by default). (NOTE:
> > we use this because it is still our most popular browser (actually,
> that's
> > not quite true - it is the most common version of the
> > most popular browser 'type' (IE)) - for users hitting our sites.)
> >
> > But if you have a different user population, you might prefer to use
> > Chrome or Firefox or Safari as your 'standard test' User-Agent.
> > You can look up their User-Agent strings here:
> >
> >         http://www.useragentstring.com/pages/useragentstring.php
> >
> > If the HTTP Header Manager + User-Agent value configuration doesn't work,
> > you will need to figure out how the server is determining
> > that the browser supports JavaScript, and mimic that with your test. It
> is
> > usually easier to setup the 'HTTP Proxy Server', and just
> > collect a session from your browser than it is to try to figure it out
> > manually though.
> >
> > To setup the proxy and capture a session:
> >
> > 1) Create a new Test Plan.
> > 2) Right-Click on "Workbench" and select:
> >
> >         Add->Non-Test Elements->HTTP Proxy Server
> >
> > 3) Make sure "Capture HTTP Headers" is checked
> > 4) Click "Start" on the HTTP Proxy Server configuration page (at the
> > bottom of the page)
> > 5) In your browser, set your Proxy Server address to "localhost", and use
> > the port specified in your HTTP Proxy Server configuration
> > (default is 8080).
> > 6) Visit your site, and perform some functions you want in your test.
> >
> > These should start to record your requests in the test plan, below the
> > workbench section. You can click on one of the requests and
> > see what the "HTTP Header Manager" looks like, and use that as your
> > default HTTP Header Manager for your tests. You can also see
> > what sort of interactions are taking place between the browser and the
> > server - some of which may be under-the-covers (hidden from
> > the user) and allowing the server to figure out whether the site supports
> > JavaScript.
> >
> > --
> > Robin D. Wilson
> > Sr. Director of Web Development
> > KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
> > VOICE: 512-777-1861
> > http://www.kingsisle.com
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: nmq [mailto:nmq0607@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:41 PM
> > To: JMeter Users List
> > Subject: Login failed - javascript
> >
> > Hi everyone
> >
> > I have run into an issue running my basic login script for the AUT. It
> was
> > working fine till we got a new build this week.
> >
> > Now, I have been a functional tester my whole career. My company wanted
> me
> > to do some performance test for them and I figured why
> > the heck not. I'll learn along the way, so basically I'm a newbie in this
> > area.
> >
> > Since JMeter is an open-source (translated: free of cost) tool that is
> > supposedly powerful, we decided to use it (stupidly, without
> > finding out its limitations). I've invested quite some time in learning
> > the tool so I'm not ready to give up or switch to another.
> > I'm also not a programmer and don't have much info on java or javascript.
> >
> > Anyways, getting back to the point..... I looked at the response in
> > ResultsTree in HTML format and this is the message I'm getting
> > on the Login
> > page:
> >
> > "This website requires JavaScript
> > Please activate JavaScript and press F5"
> >
> > HELP!!
> >
> > Regards
> > Sam
> >
> >
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