A Jmeter results analysis Tool
JAnalyser – User Guide
JAnalyser is a browser-based tool that can be used for Jmeter results analysis. This tool is developed to fill the
gap between Jmeter results and management report. This tool is also featured to merge users other custom
reports with Jmeter results for better analysis.
Main features of JAnalyser includes
Detailed analysis of Jmeter results
Supports Jmeter results in both XML/CSV format
Supports User custom CSV results for analysis
Supports native logs generated by external tools
Ability generate HTML and PDF Reports
Ability to share analysis with experts with in the tool
And many more..
What do you need to use JAnalyser (Prerequisite)
Download “Jmeter.properties” file available on JAnalyser under download menu and replace it to your local
version of jmeter.properties file located in Jmeter installed directory/bin folder.Compress each Jmeter log,
Jmeter Test run results and Custom log file separately in a zip (only) format. As best practice, name it as
appropriate as possible.
Jmeter Log file = your_Jmeter_log.log.zip
Jmeter Test result File = your_jmeter_results_in_xml.xml.zip or your_jmeter_results_in_csv.csv.zip
Custom Log Files = Your_WebServer_NXQA001.zip , you_APPServer_NXQA002.zip
Supported browsers: Firefox / Chrome / Safari.
Limited support on Internet Explorer.
Now you are ready to analyse your results using JAnalyser.
Login in to JAnalyser – https://janalyser.com
Enter your username and password
Create New Project
Project is a workspace for all the activities performed in JAnalyser. Clicking on +Project button (see below)
will enable a form where user can create a new Project
Enter New Project Name and Click on Save button.
Newly created project is immediately listed on the same screen.
Click on the Project that you created to open Project workspace.
The selected project opens with a Project Overview page and project name appears on the top right corner of
Any time you can navigate to Project Overview Page by clicking on Home link under Project Menu.
Now you have successfully created New Project.
Proceed to Testrun creation
Create New Test runs
A new Testrun has to be created for each Test type (example Shakedown, Load, Stress) executed in Jmeter.
Each Testrun holds the analysis of corresponding test type.
Click on ‘Test Runs’ under Test Runs Menu to open a Testrun workspace of the project.
Clicking on +Testrun button (see below) will enable a form where user can create a new Testrun.
Enter Short Name for Testrun and Click on Save button.
Newly created Testrun immediately is listed in the same page.
#Logs shows numbers of log files user has uploaded.
Click on created Testrun to proceed for Analysis.
When a new Testrun is created, the status of Analysis will be ‘Pending’.
Click on Results Logs tab to upload your Jmeter/Custom related Result files.
Click on +Upload to upload logs and test result files.
This is the most important step to be noted when uploading your log and result files.
Multiple types of Log/results files can be uploaded to JAnalyser. Each file should be zipped separately. Size of
the file after zip cannot be more than specified on instruction on Upload screen. Please read instructions
carefully before uploading.
Jmeter generates a log file when user starts the test execution. This log file is entirely different from the Jmeter
test results file (XML/CSV). Default location of jmeter.log is in the bin directory of Jmeter. Please read best
practices section for more details.
This file is not mandatory, however if uploaded JAnalyser gives you good details about Test Environment.
This is the result file created during the Testrun by Jmeter. Depend on the Jmeter.properties configuration;
results can be saved as XML. If the result file is in XML format, select Jmeter-XML in dropdown during
This file is mandatory, if csv is not available.
Result file created during the Testrun by Jmeter. Depend on the Jmeter.properties configuration; results can be
saved as CSV. If the result file is in CSV format, select Jmeter-CSV in dropdown during upload.
Note: JAnlayser will not process CSV result file without the header. This should be comma separated only
and timestamp should be Unix timestamp in the first column.
Download Jmeter.properties files from JAnalyser login screen to avoid issues.
This file is mandatory, if xml is not available.
JAnalyser now supports external logs generated by tools like Windows Perfmon, Linux dstat etc along
with Custom-CSV files.
Please read best practices section to learn more about Windows Perfmon and Linux dstat logs.
Custom-CSV are special kind of file, which user can create manually or using other tools. This type of file can
be used for generating custom graphs for counters like CPU, MEMORY, DISK IO etc.
Custom Csv file should be comma separated and first column should be in supported datetime format. Please
visit JAnalyser upload screen to see supported datetime formats.
Please read Section “How to create Custom CSV Files”.
Enter Short Name for the File.
This will help you to identify the file in future. Auto generated text is used if no name is entered. Make sure
that you have entered different names for each upload when uploading files of catogary ‘Others’. File names
are used in custom graphs. Duplicate names may cause some confustion during Analysis.
Select appropriate time zone where test results are captured.
The uploaded files appear in the same screen with status pending in yellow colour.
Once file upload is completed, now Testrun is ready for analysis.
Only zip compression is supported
Extention should be .zip
File size should not be greater than mentioned in the upload screen
Click on Details tab in Testrun screen and Click ‘Analyse Results’ button.
This will submit your request for Analysis. Depending on the Queue length, your results will be processed.
(Note: You can enable email notification in Administration screen to receive email notification when analysis
Once analysis is completed successfully, the analysis status will be changed to ‘Ready’. If analysis fails
corresponding error message will be displayed.
When Testrun job completed successfully, you should see all uploaded log file status as Ready. Any failure in
the Analysis, results Upload file status to know failure message with red colour
User can add/remove logs anytime and submit for Result Analysis.
Once the job completed successfully, you can find summary report in Details page.
Note: Test Environment information will be available only when Jmeter-Log is uploaded.
Click on ‘Show Analysis’ button for detailed analysis of your test results. This will open Analysis window as
pop-up in full screen.
Expand Jmeter tree on left side to see the list of Available charts. Double click on any chart (Example: Avg
Response time) to open corresponding graph.
Only five series will be displayed by default. Users can select/Unselect-required series.
User can select range of time by dragging the mouse. Click on Reset button to show default data.
Users can share their test analysis with in the tool. User should know the username of requested party to be
Users (both parties) can remove the sharing at any time.
Click on ‘Share’ tab in Test runs page.
Enter username in search text box and click on Search button.
When user found with full name, click on Share button
Shared Analysis can be removed any time by clicking on the Remove button
Html report can be downloaded from Testrun main screen by clicking on Download Html Report.
Note: HTML report is available only for successful Testrun analysis.
How to run Jmeter tests
It is always advisable to run the test in non-gui mode.
It is also recommended to collect the Jmeter test results in a CSV file format. However, JAnalyser tool will
supports both XML/CSV formats.
Example command to run in non-gui mode.
C:/jmeter29/bin/jmeter -n -t C:/temp/project/sugarcrm/scripts/SugarCrm_Shakedown_V01.jmx -j
Output of the above command is
SugarCrm_Shakedown_V01_Australia.log – This is Jmeter tool log file (Also referred as Jmeter-Log)
SugarCrm_Shakedown_V01_Australia.csv – Testrun results file in CSV Format (Also referred as Jmeter-
Correct File types has to be selected when uploading files to JAnalyser
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