LoadGen Server Stress - Run First - Set Machine Policies

This automated test sets the machine policies required by the test on the test computers in the machine pool. In addition, the test job configures auto-logon to Local Logical User Domain Admin Local Admin (LLU_DALA) on the master client and then reboots the computer.


This test must be run first before running any other server test.


This test initiates the following actions:

  1. RunJob - Set the policies on the system under test (SUT)

  2. Enable AutoLogon on SUT

  3. Setup LLU_DALA on SUT

  4. RunJob - Machine Config on SUT

  5. Reboot SUT

  6. Enable AutoLogon on MC

  7. Setup LLU_DALA on MC

  8. RunJob - Set the policies on MC

  9. RunJob - Machine Config on MC

  10. Reboot MC

  11. Record SCs to dimension on MC

  12. RunJob - Machine Config on SC

  13. Reboot SC

    1. Check if domain name required parameter value is provided

    2. Check if user name required parameter value is provided

    3. Check if password required parameter value is provided

  14. Enable NT Boot Log on SUT

  15. Disable Processor Group Awareness on SUT

Test details

Associated requirements

System.Server.FaultTolerant.Core System.Server.SVVP.SVVP System.Server.SystemStress.ServerStress

See the system hardware requirements.


Windows Server 2012 (x64) Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Windows Server 2012 R2

Expected run time

~30 minutes






Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: System Server Testing Prerequisites and Test Server Configuration.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting System Server Testing.



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