Timers allow you to set the delay time before sending a request by virtual users.
Timer settings from a settings set override timer settings from a test project.
To add a timer, follow these steps:
Open a test project.
Go to the group and click .
Click for the required request and go to the Timers tab:
Select the value from the drop-down list:
Constant. The delay before sending the request by Virtual Users. Specified in seconds.
Random. Before each attempt to send a request, PFLB Platform calculates a random delay time. Enter a range of numbers within which a random delay time is selected. Specified in seconds.
Configure a default timer#
By default, a default timer is enabled for all test project requests. You can change or turn off the default timer:
On the Thread groups tab, click Actions ⋮ and select Set default timer. The window opens:
To enable the default timer, click the On/off default timer toggle.
Select the timer type:
Constant. In the Duration field, enter the duration of the timer. Duration is specified in seconds.
Random. Enter a range of numbers within which a random delay time is selected. A range is specified in seconds.
The default timer is always displayed, even if it’s turned off.