Testing the PlantsByWebSphere application

The Plants test provides load using the PlantsByWebSphere application.

This application is provided with IBM® WebSphere® Application Server, but it must by installed. Use the WebSphere Administrative console to ensure that the PlantsByWebSphere application is installed and running.

The Plants test is more complex than the Snoop test, because the test exercises more parts of the application server.

  1. Select Plants in the Test Project to open the test in the editor.
  2. Open Test Variables.
  3. In hostname enter the name of the WebSphere® Application Server to stress test.
  4. Select Schedule_Plants in the Test Project to open it in the editor.
  5. Click Run to start the test. The test runs for approximately 5 minutes.