Recording HTTPS Traffic with JMeter’s Proxy Server

If you read our article, Recording using Jmeter HTTP Proxy Server, then you already know how to use JMeter’s Proxy Server to record HTTP traffic.
But what if a website uses SSL encryption? 
Then, you better make some configuration changes. How? We’ll tell ya’.

Record HTTPS Traffic with the JMeter Proxy Server

By default, JMeter supports recording HTTPS (SSL) in versions 2.3.4+ and HTTP Samplers are configured to accept all certificates, whether trusted or not.
To record encrypted traffic, first configure the JMeter Proxy Server and browser proxy settings. We used Firefox for this example.

Recording Traffic using Apache JMeter HTTP Proxy Server

In the last article, we discussed about hands on with Apache JMeter.  Now most of the testers might be thinking about what’s next after installation, understanding the tool and how about recording a test script using JMeter.

In today’s article we will see how to record your first JMeter Test script  using JMeter HTTP Proxy Server, How to do Firefox browser settings for recording JMeter first test plan, How to do JMeter load testing tool settings for recording your first test plan.

Recording using Apache JMeter HTTP(s) Proxy Server

The HTTP(S) Proxy Server allows JMeter to intercept and record your actions while you browse your web application with your normal browser. JMeter will create test sample objects and store them directly into your test plan.

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