This guide will cover how to initially install and configure RemoteLaunch (not RemoteLaunchX) and the Command-Line execution engine as well as creating and scheduling PowerShell script executions. It will also cover how to pass data into PowerShell and receive test results.
RemoteLaunch v188.8.131.52 was used to create this guide.
When you execute Rapise tests via Rapise Launcher - test reports and logs are automatically uploaded to Spira. But verbose level is always set to Level 1 by Rapise Launcher. If you need more detailed log set verbose to 2 or 3 in test case properties.
When you are integrating TestComplete (from SmartBear) with SpiraTest and RemoteLaunch, you need to map the test case in SpiraTest to the matching test script in TestComplete. This article provides more details.
We sometimes get contacted by customers that are not sure about the two ways that RemoteLaunch can be used - in normal scheduled polling mode, and when you immediately execute a test set from the SpiraTest UI. This articles explains the two modes in more detail.
This article explains the process for running Selenium WebDriver test
scripts written in C# using NUnit, RemoteLaunch and SpiraTest.
Sometimes when using RemoteLaunch with a specific plugin (e.g. Selenium), you may get an error such as:
Could not load file or assembly 'WebDriver, Version=184.108.40.206,
Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null' or one of its dependencies. The
system cannot find the file specified.
The way to debug this kind of error message is to enable Microsoft .NET Fusion Logging to get more information as to which dependency could not be loaded. This article explains how to turn this on.
This article explains the process for running Selenium WebDriver test scripts written in Java using TestNG, RemoteLaunch and SpiraTest.
Cucumber is a software tool that computer programmers use for testing other software. It runs automated acceptance tests written in a behavior-driven development (BDD) style. Cucumber is written in the Ruby programming language. This articles explains how you can use SpiraTest and RemoteLaunch to integrate with Cucumber.
This article explains the process for running Selenium WebDriver test scripts written in Java using JUnit, RemoteLaunch and SpiraTest.
When you use RemoteLaunch with SpiraTest / SpiraTeam, you have the ability to run Selenium IDE scripts written in the Selenese format as well as WebDriver scripts run using specific language bindings. However the RemoteLaunch Selenium2 plugin only handles the Selenium IDE commands that have a corresponding Selenium WebDriver equivalent or ones that RemoteLaunch can handle natively (e.g. pause).
With RemoteLaunch you can execute test scripts written in a variety of languages on your test computers and have them scheduled and managed by SpiraTest. This article explains the process.
Sometimes when running RemoteLaunch and either TestExecute or TestComplete (from SmartBear) on Windows 8 and Windows 10 will result in an error message being displayed due to the security permissions in Windows 8 and 10:
HRESULT: 0x800702E4 (Requires Elevation)
If you run one of our installation packages (.msi) and receive the following message:
A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run
There are some common issues that can occur when running tests written for HP QuickTestPro (QTP) or HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) that happen because of some known bugs within UFT 11.5. Although these bugs are actually defects in UFT rather than Remotelaunch, we have included them here to provide some suggestions to our customers who may encounter them. For more advanced troubleshooting we recommend contacting HP Support.
When running a JMeter test script through RemoteLaunch, you may get the following error:
Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1.
When connecting RemoteLaunch to an instance of SpiraTest or SpiraTeam that is externally hosted you may have an issue where RemoteLaunch does not know to use a local proxy server. This articles describes an easy solution to modify RemoteLaunch to use your current Internet Explorer (IE) proxy settings.