As of version 12.53 VuGen supports HTTP/2 (including multiplexing) enabled web sites for recording and replay.
In order to enable recording of HTTP/2 the following recording option must be set:
- Record > Recording Options > Network > Mapping and Filtering.
- Click Options to open the Advanced Port Mapping Settings dialog box
- In the SSL Version dropdown, select TLS ALPN.
- Click Update.
ALPN is a Transport Layer Security extension for application layer protocol negotiation within the TLS handshake. It allows the application layer to negotiate which protocol should be performed over a secure connection in a manner which avoids additional round trips and which is independent of the application layer protocols.
In order to enable replaying of HTTP/2, make sure the correct TLS version is set in the script:
To verify that HTTP/2 was used for replay, enable Advanced Trace in the Log runtime settings. After replay, see the Replay log and note the references to HTTP/2.
Below is an example log from a replay of a HTTP/2 web server.
Action.c(13): The request to server https://<hostname>/” is done with headers:
Action.c(13): :authority = <hostname>
Action.c(13): :method = GET
Action.c(13): :path = /
Action.c(13): :scheme = https
Action.c(13): user-agent = Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gec
Action.c(13): ko) Chrome/46.0.2486.0 Safari/537.36 Edge/13.10586
Action.c(13): accept-encoding = gzip, deflate
Action.c(13): accept-language = en-US
Action.c(13): accept = */*
Action.c(13): t=2026ms: 139-byte response headers for “https://<hostname>/” (RelFrameId=1, Internal ID=1)
Action.c(13): HTTP/2.0 200\r\n
Action.c(13): Status: 200\r\n
Action.c(13): Server: nginx\r\n
Action.c(13): Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:27:29 GMT\r\n
Action.c(13): Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8\r\n