Skype for Business Server 2015 Stress and Performance Tool

The Skype for Business Server 2015 Stress and Performance Tool is used during capacity planning and performance tuning in non-production or test environments.

The Skype for Business Server 2015 Stress and Performance Tool includes tools that will simplify your capacity planning for Skype for Business Server 2015. The Skype for Business Server 2015 Stress and Performance Tool will help you to:

  • Simplify your hardware planning for Skype for Business Server

  • Give you increased knowledge and best practices for performance tuning

  • Measure the performance of your Skype for Business Server deployments

You would typically use this tool after you use the Skype for Business Server 2015 Planning Tool to design the topology, and refining the topology with the Skype for Business Server 2015 Capacity Planning Calculator.

Tests

The Stress and Performance Tool can simulate these types of user load:

Instant Messaging (IM) and presence
Audio conferencing
Application sharing
Voice over IP (VoIP), including public switched telephone network (PTSN) simulation
Web Access Client conferencing
Conference auto attendant
Response Groups
Distribution list expansion
Address book download and address book query
Enhanced 911 (E911) calls and location profile (dial plan)
MultiView
Data collaboration
Mobility

Applications and files included with the Skype for Business Server 2015 Stress and Performance Tool

These applications are a part of the Skype for Business Server Stress and Performance Tool:

Tool Description
UserProvisioningTool.exe
This tool is used to create users and contacts.
UserProfileGenerator.exe
Used to configure the characteristics of the user load you're simulating.
LyncPerfTool.exe
The tool that simulates user load.
Default.tmx
Required to use the Skype for Business Server 2015 Logging Tool.
Provisioning script examples
Used to configure the topology for running load tests, based on specific scenarios. You'll likely need to modify them to make them relevant for your particular environment.

Topics in this section

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