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Adding Sleeps

How to add custom sleep times to a test

Overview

By default, you should set your wait_time to handle "user timings" like reading the page, etc. However, you can have custom sleeps anywhere in the test should you need to.

Code

import random
from random import randint
from locust import HttpUser, TaskSet, task, between
import time

class AwesomeUser(HttpUser):
    wait_time = between(10, 20)
    
    def load_page(self):        
        self.client.get('/page1')
        
        # Sleep for 10 - 60 seconds
        time.sleep(random.randint(10, 60))
        
        self.client.get('/page2')        


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