Can screenshots be recorded in JMeter scripts?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

When running a HTTP/HTTPS monitor, a screenshot of the web page during monitor execution displays.  However I cannot see the screenshots in JMeter based scripts.  Why is this?

Environment:
Current released ASM version and any JMeter version as of this writing
Answer:

HTTP/HTTPS Monitors are executed via a virtual browser. As a result, the page is rendered and it is possible for CA APM Cloud Monitor to record browser screenshots. JMeter scripts are not executed via a browser, thus the page is not rendered and no screenshot is available.