LoadRunner 11.50 – Critical Service Pack 2 Released

New Critical LoadRunner Pack 2 Released for LR 11.50

Good news for LoadRunner 11.50 performance engineers – Today HP released a new critical service pack 2 (11.52).

This patch is also cumulative and contains all the enhancements/feature added to Service Pack 1 (11.51)

Below are the patch names for the HP LR Service Pack 2 release:


Patch Name


Vugen SA



LR Additional Components



Analysis SA Service Pack



Load Generator Service Pack



LG Linux 32 Service Pack



LoadRunner Service Pack



LG Linux 64 Service Pack




What’s Been Updated

  • Cool – Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 Supported
  • LoadRunner now has support for:
    • nUnit
    • jUnit
    • Some Java-Based Browser Automation Tests
  • You can now integrate with Jenkins Continuous Integration
  • Visual Studio 2010 & Eclipse Add-ins
  • Performance enhancements have been added in VuGen
  • Improved VuGen Usability and Functionality
  • Controller Enhancements
  • Improved Performance in Analysis
  • Shunra Network Virtualization Integration Enhancements
  • Integration with HP Live Network (HPLN)
  • Virtual Table Server (VTS) Utility
  • Multiple Protocols Enhancements around:
    • Mobile
    • PeopleSoft
    • RDP
    • Java
    • Flex
    • Citrix
    • Oracle NCA
    • Web Transport
  • Recording Through a Proxy
  • Additional Linux Distributions for Load Generators
  • Enhanced Linux Support for Protocols Replay
  • Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 Support
  • Google Chrome Support
  • IPv6 Enhancements

What’s Been Fixed

  • Fix for when setting up the SiteScope monitor, there is no “Select All” button for the available counters
  • Fix to add ‘Select All’ checkbox for Sitescope Measurements in Sitescope monitor
  • Support for RDP agent on 64 bits OS
  • There is no Microsoft Terminal Server Agent for 64 bit for Windows 2008 64 bit OS
  • Supportability for newer People Soft versions – 9.x.
  • OpenSSL Upgrade from 1.0.0 to 1.0.1
  • Support a secure encryption in RDP server
  • User interface to be provided, which will allow Unix Resources monitor communication to recover following temporary loss of connectivity
  • Different encoding in LR 11.0x for data.ws
  • Allow exporting of more than 65k rows from analysis tool to Excel in CSV and XLSX
  • Support of JDK1.7 to be provided for LR 9.5, LR11 and LR 11.50
  • Request for RDP 8 recording/replay support
  • Support for JDK 1.7 in flex protocol
  • Slow VuGen performance.
  • Support for JRE 1.7 in GWT DFE
  • Supportability of XenDesktop
  • Support of XSS Secure Programmed scenarios
  • Need better support for non-standard or incomplete pcap captured packets in mobile protocol
  • Percentage mode vUser allocation algorithm
  • Mobile Protocol Fails to Generate Complete Script from PCAP file
  • Silverlight protocol not handling a call correctly
  • vuser_end section not executed upon stopping the script run at flex_rtmp_receive_stream for a AdobeLivestream app.

How to Get LoadRunner’s Service Pack 2

Due to HP’s legal department I can no longer post these patches on my web site as I explained in my post “Another reason why HP stinks”. To get a copy of this UFT patch you will need to contact HP Support or you can download it from HP’s Patches support site.

If you are not sure how to download patches from HP be sure to check out my video “How to download UFT/QTP Patches from HP

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