Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional 2021 R1 has been released

  • KM03808378
  • 06-May-2021
  • 06-May-2021


Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional 2021 R1 English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish


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Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: LoadRunner Professional
Version: 2021 R1 
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish

The Features and Benefits of LoadRunner Professional 2021 R1 are as follow: 

LoadRunner Professional 2021 R1 delivers updates to enhance performance testing for co-located teams. As part of this release, customers can take advantage of VuGen and protocol enhancements, additional integrations and scripting enhancements.

VuGen and Protocol Enhancements for the LoadRunner Family


  • Enhanced code completion is available when editing DevWeb scripts in VuGen, in an effort to improve and reduce scripting time
  • Improvements and additions to the support for gRPC including server stream

LoadRunner Developer

  • New Token based authentication for LoadRunner Enterprise and LoadRunner Cloud 

Scripting and Integrations

Open Source Scripting Enhancements:

  • Support for JMeter v5.4 scripts as well as the availability of pacing runtime settings 
  • Added support for replaying Selenium scripts for more LG coverage and flexibility reduced Total Cost of Ownership


  • LoadRunner Professional now integrates with Silk Performer, allowing the out of the box execution of Silk Performer scripts in the context of LoadRunner Professional. This allows the customers the possibility to model scenarios and leverage all the LoadRunner Professional analytics capabilities

Other Protocol Enhancements 

  • TruClient Browser support is upgrade to version 83 and Chromium browser support is upgraded to version 88
  • Numerous protocol enhancements across Java, Web, Citrix, and Oracle. Some highlights include Citrix has improved script stability with an upgraded OCR engine and Oracle 2-tier support for Oracle 19c databases

For more information, please check the Release Notes for this version (available from MySupport).

If you have an active support subscription for these products, please plan for downloading this version from the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal. To access these products in the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal, you will need to sign in with your Micro Focus credentials.

Our goal is to provide you with clear visibility into the support time-line of software products, enabling you to use this information to plan, test, and deploy new product versions. For more information, check our MySupport Software Product Lifecycle pages, where you can find support time-line information for previously released versions. For this newly released version, the following time-line applies (dates subject to change, always check the Software Product Lifecycle pages referenced above for the latest information):

Support time-line
Date Details
May 31, 2025 End of Committed Support

Please note that all LoadRunner Professional 2021 customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to LoadRunner Professional version 2021 R1.