Intermittently JMeter performance tests may fail and produce no data:
The bzt.log contains following error, not long after the start of the test:
[2021-03-23 08:21:26,583 INFO Engine] Shutting down...
[2021-03-23 08:21:26,583 DEBUG Engine] Current stop reason: Failed to start X on display ":1001" (xdpyinfo check failed).
Component : BLAZEMETER PERFORMANCE TESTING
When configuring the test, it is possible to select what JMeter version should be used to run the test. By default it is set to Auto Detect:
This may result in the test running with ancient JMeter versions (4.0 or lower).
Change the test configuration and select a JMeter version 5.3 or higher:
The problem as described above is not reproducible but happens only every now and then.
Setting the JMeter version seems to have resolved it permanently.