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JMeter example source code file (

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Java - JMeter tags/keywords

beanshell, beanshellserver, class, class, classloader, interpreter, method, non-nls-1, non-nls-1, object, object, problem, reflection, string, string

The JMeter source code

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package org.apache.jmeter.util;

import java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException;
import java.lang.reflect.Method;

import org.apache.jorphan.logging.LoggingManager;
import org.apache.log.Logger;

 * Implements a BeanShell server to allow access to JMeter variables and
 * methods.
 * To enable, define the JMeter property: beanshell.server.port (see
 * beanshell.server.file (optional, startup file)
public class BeanShellServer implements Runnable {

    private static final Logger log = LoggingManager.getLoggerForClass();

    private final int serverport;

    private final String serverfile;

    public BeanShellServer(int port, String file) {
        serverfile = file;// can be the empty string
        serverport = port;

    // For use by the server script
    static String getprop(String s) {
        return JMeterUtils.getPropDefault(s, s);

    // For use by the server script
    static void setprop(String s, String v) {
        JMeterUtils.getJMeterProperties().setProperty(s, v);

    public void run() {

        ClassLoader loader = Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader();

        try {
            Class<?> Interpreter = loader.loadClass("bsh.Interpreter");//$NON-NLS-1$
            Object instance = Interpreter.newInstance();
            Class<String> string = String.class;
            Class<Object> object = Object.class;

            Method eval = Interpreter.getMethod("eval", new Class[] { string });//$NON-NLS-1$
            Method setObj = Interpreter.getMethod("set", new Class[] { string, object });//$NON-NLS-1$
            Method setInt = Interpreter.getMethod("set", new Class[] { string, int.class });//$NON-NLS-1$
            Method source = Interpreter.getMethod("source", new Class[] { string });//$NON-NLS-1$

            setObj.invoke(instance, new Object[] { "t", this });//$NON-NLS-1$
            setInt.invoke(instance, new Object[] { "portnum", new Integer(serverport) });//$NON-NLS-1$

            if (serverfile.length() > 0) {
                try {
                    source.invoke(instance, new Object[] { serverfile });
                } catch (InvocationTargetException e1) {
                    log.warn("Could not source " + serverfile);
                    Throwable t= e1.getCause();
                    if (t != null) {
            eval.invoke(instance, new Object[] { "setAccessibility(true);" });//$NON-NLS-1$
            eval.invoke(instance, new Object[] { "server(portnum);" });//$NON-NLS-1$

        } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
            log.error("Beanshell Interpreter not found");
        } catch (Exception e) {
            log.error("Problem starting BeanShell server ", e);

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