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LoadRunner License clarification

Hi,

 

We are having two licenses for the LoadRunner Controller. One is perpetual license for 50 users another is 1000 VUDs.

Is it possible to combine 50perpetual + 100 VUDs to get 150 user load for an execution.

 

Best,

Arun

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Occasional Contributor

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

And the both license keys are used by the same machine. Licensekey1 : perpetual 50 users, Licensekey2:1000VUDs

 

HPE Expert

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

Yes, we can use. But same doesn't work in case of Performance Center.

 

Madan

Frequent Advisor

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

[ Edited ]

KMadan wrote:

Yes, we can use. But same doesn't work in case of Performance Center.

 


Why do you say that it doesn't work for Performance Center?

 

May you elaborate on it please? How does it not work?

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HPE Expert

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

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As of PC11.5x, you cannot mix VUDs license with Perpetual license.

 

Refer to latest news about PC12.01 at http://update.external.hp.com/ALM/WhatsNew_Addins_Movies/index.html?StartTabIndex=0#WHAT_NEW_PC_12_0...

Frequent Advisor

Re: LoadRunner License clarification


KMadan wrote:

As of PC11.5x, you cannot mix VUDs license with Perpetual license.

 


The FAQ at https://www.pronq.com/buy/loadrunner seems to disagree with that.

 

To clarify, I would like to ask:

 

The default perpetual license allows up to 50 vusers.

 

So, if we need 51 vusers, are we able to pay only $2 for a single vuser and be able to run the a test with 51 vusers?

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HPE Expert

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

The link you mentioned refers to LoadRunner. I'm referring to Performance Center in my update.

As for your query, the answer is Yes.

 

Frequent Advisor

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

[ Edited ]

KMadan wrote:

The link you mentioned refers to LoadRunner. I'm referring to Performance Center in my update.

As for your query, the answer is Yes. 


For PC11.5x, What would be the "best" license to buy then now that we can't use the default community license if we buy single VUDs?

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HPE Expert

Re: LoadRunner License clarification

For 11.5x, ther is no Community license. Community license available starting 12.x version.

It depends on your requirement, as Perpertual and VUDs licenses are two differen types, I would suggest you to contact the hp sales/license team when you are buying the license and they can assist you better. 

Thank you!!