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Extension Step timedGroup

Description

This step allows nesting of other steps. Any kind of step can be nested. Execution of the group is deemed successful if all the nested steps are executed successfully and the total execution time for the group is less than the time given by the maxSeconds or maxMillis parameters.

Parameters

description
Required? no
The description of this test step.
maxMillis
Required? yes/no
The maximum number of milliseconds allowed for this group to execute. Either maxSeconds or maxMillis must be set but not both.
maxSeconds
Required? yes/no
The maximum number of seconds allowed for this group to execute. Either maxSeconds or maxMillis must be set but not both.

Nested Parameters

step
Required? yes
A webtest step.

Details

timedGroup Example
<webtest name="Timed Group Example">
    <config ... />
    <steps>
        <timedGroup description="performance testmaxSeconds="1">
            ...      <-- nested steps which performace some lengthy task
                          and must take no more than 1 second to execute -->
        </timedGroup>
        <group ...>
            ...      <-- non time-critical steps could go here -->
        </group>
        <timedGroup description="load/stress testmaxMillis="500">
            ...      <-- nested steps which stress the system and must
                          take no more than 1/2 second to execute -->
        </timedGroup>
    </steps>
</webtest>

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