Postman collection import¶
Postman is a collaboration platform for API development, it makes testing your API easy, for instance by importing open API or swagger definitions.
Import Open API/Swagger¶
Even if you are not using Postman on a regular basis, it can also be used to import Open API and Swagger definitions, the procedure is available here in their documentation. It can then be exported as a postman collection and imported in OctoPerf thus providing a way to also import these two specifications in OctoPerf.
Export postman collection¶
To retrieve your Postman requests inside OctoPerf you need to export the collection as a JSON from within Postman. This can be done by right clicking on it and selecting export:
OctoPerf requires the v2.1 JSON Collection format:
You can then proceed to import it inside OctoPerf.
Create Virtual User: Import collection¶
Import the previously saved .json file on OctoPerf:
Simply drop the file in the JSON area or use the Choose File button. The download starts automatically.
By default OctoPerf will filter a certain number of URLs based on a few blocklists:
Make sure to
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