This allows you to start up test servers prior to running a test and setup running servers to remain on after a test completes. This can significantly reduce the time to start up a test when you know you will be running several tests
You can spin up as many servers you want with the same controls you have for a test plan.
When submitted the page will update with information about the state of the request
When started these instances will be listed above, and be used for any load tests you then execute.
There is an optional setting for Minimum Shutdown Time, allowing you to keep the instances running for longer periods.
- If the minimum shutdown time is set, we will not shut down the test server until at least the time listed. To maximize the use of your servers, we will not instruct servers to shutdown until 5 minutes prior to the end of the hour that you’ve paid for.
- When you mark a server to be shutdown, it will be shut down once it has completed the task it is currently running. Mark a server for shutdown will override minimum shutdown time.