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In multi-user scenario, running UI test in a VU schedule), need an alternative similar to Selenium sendkeys methodology

Running UI Tests in (RPT) VU Schedules to accomplish load test needs. Specific tests include Navigation Actions on Windows dialogs (like Open/Save/etc.) Need a way to maintain proper focus, to select the proper dialog when there are multiple insta...
9 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 4 Not under consideration

NGINX Ingress Controller Support for RTAS in AKS

RTAS support for AKS is currently provided with Emissary Ingress which required additional CRDs to be installed at the cluster level. Security team advising to use NGINX Ingress controller as a standard since the hardening for AKS can be done as w...
almost 2 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 2 Not under consideration

I want an RPT setting to exclude statistics for a given Request or Page from the reports.

I want an RPT setting to exclude statistics for a given Request or Page from the reports. Use case is to provide a mechanism to exclude statistics for Pages/Request used for polling (heartbeat), setup, teardown, etc. Specific use case: The solutio...
over 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Performance Tester 1 Future consideration

Want to name VP steps in a WebUI script and show them on Unified Report.

[Environment] RFT10.5.1(WebUI perspective) [Description] Want to name VP steps in a WebUI script and show them on Unified Report. For example, in case of Unified Report in English, a VP step starts from "Verify" word so it could be easy to find th...
over 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 1 Future consideration

RTAS Installation with No-Cluster Admin

RTAS installation in Openshift requires Cluster Admin rights and this permission is not possible for a organization using Openshift platform with a multi-tenant topology Requiring a Cluster Admin for installation of the product is not possible sin...
about 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 0 Future consideration

WebUI - Object identified by should be set more reliable property when create VP

When create VP for a table, right click on Content property and select "Create Verification Point for 'Content'", then, Object identified by is often set "Coodinates". Unfortunately, timeout error occurs 100% in playback because it can't find the ...
12 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 1 Future consideration

Upgrade RFT eclipse to support Java 11

We need to move our framework to java 11 to take advantage of the improvements but having RFT still on Java 8 is a hindrance.
over 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 4 Future consideration

RTAS Installation for RHEL

Rational Test Automation Server installation type has been changed from physical machine ways to containerized type and we have only two types as of now 1. Openshift Containerized2. Ubuntu K3S We are currently looking for RHEL K3S type of installa...
about 3 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 2 Not under consideration

Support .NET Core 6.0 Desktop Applications and WPF in Rational Functional Tester

Currently RFT supports .NET applications until the .NET 4.6.1 version of Desktop Applications. Such .NET version is obsoleted from Microsoft in mid 2022 and Microsoft encourages to migrate applications on .NET Core 6.x applications. So new Desktop...
about 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Future consideration

map Diagram object inside Diagram View by serialization

We use in our Java Fat Client (based on Swing) the Mindfusion library for representing graphical represenatation of radio network components. However the RFT does not support to work on these objects: On Cell/Repeater mask we can able to map only ...
7 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Future consideration