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How to Upgrade from Web Performance Load Tester 3.5 to version 3.6

Step 1: Do you have a valid license for the new version?

From Within the Web Performance Load Tester™ Program:
1. Window Menu->Preferences
2. Expand Web Performance [+]
3. Click on Licenses
4. Look in the License Key summary to find the "Version code:"

License Management Dialog

In this case the Version code is 3.5.999, which means the license can not run the Web Performance 3.6 software release. If you would like to upgrade to version 3.6 or later, then you'd first need to install a updated license as shown in Step 2. If your currently installed license will cover version the new version then progress to Step 3, below.

Step 2: Install a New License

Once you've obtained a license key that is valid for release 3.6 or higher, the next step is to install it.

From Within the Web Performance Load Tester™ Program:
1. Open the dialog shown in Step 1.
2. Click on the import button and locate the license. Follow these instructions if you can't locate your license.
3. Select the license that was just imported, "Load Tester commercial license" in the example below.
4. With the license selected click on the Activate button.

License Activation

Step 3: Upgrading From The 3.5 Release

Once the correct license is installed you can proceed to install the new version of the software. Note that these instructions are only for customers who have a previous 3.5 release installed. All others must download a new installer to get the latest version.

From Within the Web Performance Load Tester™ Program:

1. Open the preferences Window->Preferences and set the "Valid updates" setting to be "compatible".

Set Update Preferences

2. Open the Find and Install dialog.

Find and Install

3. Select the "Search for updates" option and click Finish.

Search for Updates

4. Make sure the Web Performance Update Site is checked and click Next.

Search Results

5. Accept the license agreement and click Next.

Accept License Agreement

6. Note the installation location and click Finish.

Confirm Location

7. Click "Install All"

Feature Verification

8. Restart the program.

 

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