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Test results interpretation guide - taq - 02-15-2013 05:55 AM

Hi there!

I'm almost crazy here. I need to parse all the files the agent send me after it get a job, but I really searched and didn't find a concise guide to know where to get the results from.

For example, right now I'm searching for the "Start Offset", that *seems* to belongs to IEWTR as the "Start time (ms)" and *seems* to be the way I'll align the left side of the waterfall lines (request lines). Am I correct?

I tried to parse it that way but the results are a little weird.

When testing a web site here, I got something like

Error/Status Code: 200
Start Offset: 0.192 s
DNS Lookup: 55 ms
Initial Connection: 136 ms
Time to First Byte: 164 ms
Content Download: 145 ms
Bytes In (downloaded): 4.6 KB
Bytes Out (uploaded): 0.4 KB

on the first result, but till now I am using IEWTR DNS time to get the DNS lookup time. Other results are like

Error/Status Code: 304
Start Offset: 0.539 s
Initial Connection: 136 ms
Time to First Byte: 159 ms
Content Download: 0 ms
Bytes In (downloaded): 0.2 KB
Bytes Out (uploaded): 0.9 KB

where it shows me the "Start Offset" string but it's not present on any returned file! Seems that it mixes some results (with other names) from other files to get this kind of response.

I found "Offset time (ms)" on X_progress.csv but I'm not so sure if it can be what I'm looking for, because there more values there than the number of request (I'm still trying to guess if are requests * each result bar on the request line).

I'd love to have a reference to search when needing to find some result on the lots of files I get from the agent. I searched and didn't find any, is there some out there?