[twill] Synthetic web transactions

C. Titus Brown ctb at msu.edu
Tue Oct 27 19:32:45 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 04:59:53PM -0000, Jim Tambling wrote:
> I am trying to create a twill script to monitor synthetic web
> transactions on a website. The problem I have is there is a disclaimer
> page in between 2 of the pages that I have to go through and I can't
> 'see' that page anywhere with showlinks, I tried using TestGen4Web to
> record the actions but it won't see the page either. I can use a go
> statement in twill to bypass the page and go directly where I want to,
> but it defeats the object of what I am trying to achieve (verify the end
> to end process) as the page I want to end up in is actually a frame from
> another site and I need to know that the connection from one site to
> another is working (it's over a VPN connection). Anybody got any ideas?

Hi Jim,

do you know why twill doesn't see the page?  It could be a JavaScript issue,
a frames issue, or an HTML parsing problem...

C. Titus Brown, ctb at msu.edu

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