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Difference between Virtual Users start sequentially and Ramp Up Load Variation Policy?

To ramp up virtual users over a period of time, I see two options.

First, in Advanced Population Parameters, there's an option for virtual users to start sequentially, over a period of X seconds.

Second, in Load Variation Policy, there's the Ramp Up option, where the initial user number, increment, and maximum users can be chosen.

What is the difference between these?

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Doug T.
Doug T.

Doug T.

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Option 2. is linear, 5 users every 10 seconds repeat until 25 users are on, etc. Option 1 is decided by Neoload, so 25 users will start within 50 seconds, but it's completely random

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