Getting Started on Windows
Follow these steps to start using Flood Agent on Windows
The guide shows you how to run ad-hoc instances, suitable for exploration & prototyping floods. For production-scale installations see Running with NSSM (Windows).
Grab the latest binary from the Flood Agent Releases page. We recommend downloading the agent into its own directory.
For the guide, let's assume you've chosen to use
In the guide we refer to
flood-agent.exebut when you download it the file name will look like
The actual name of the binary doesn't matter, so please either rename the binary to
flood-agent.exeor substitute the filename given in the examples.
In the console, to run a binary from the current directory, don't forget the
For example, to run Flood Agent it would be
To start running load tests with Flood Agent, you must first prepare the load generator.
On Windows we support JMeter and Gatling, either by adding a Flood plugin to your existing installation, or by using one of our pre-built bundles.