KBI 311303 Issue Addressed: Load Test On Windows 2012 Failed With Error Message-Serious Error: API InternetConnect Failed


Argent Advanced Technology 3.1A-1510-A and earlier


Wednesday, 21 October 2015


When implementing loading testing on Windows 2012 server, raw API’s are generated successfully

However, the raw API replay might fail with error message “Serious Error: API ‘InternetConnect’ failed”

The issue is related to URL link using HTTPS protocol

The Wininet API ‘InternetConnect’ and following API ‘HttpOpenRequest’ require additional flags for HTTPS sites on Windows 2012 server

The issue has been addressed in Argent AT 3.1A-1510-T2

Technical Background



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