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PINNED Terminal emulator support on Docker image
Docker utility should support Functional Perspective test scripts. Slack Issue https://devops---testing.slack.com/archives/CGV8AAGCD/p1645022341509149

Rational Automated Software Quality

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Proxy needed for Oracle Forms 12c

Since the AppPoint Oracle Forms proxy is no longer supported by IBM (as of January 1, 2017) - we are requesting a proxy be built into RFT to allow the automation of Oracle Forms. Right now RFT's object inspector can't recognize Oracle forms embedd...
almost 5 years ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 1 Planned for future release

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 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 0 Future consideration

Make RFT recognize a file dialog using simplified script and Edge in both recording/playback

[Environment]RFT 10.2.1(RFT perspective and simplified script) + Chronium Edge [Description]We migrated to RFT 10.1.2 to verify Edge because IE will EOS in June 2022.A file dialog which is recognized in IE is not recognized in recording/playback o...
7 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 1 Planned for future release

RTAS Jenkins Plugin - Pipeline Function

RTAS Jenkins test execution is supported via Jenkins build step and RTAS doesn't support pipeline functions to automate it via the CI/CD tool. Most of the teams are aligned towards multi-branch pipeline scenarios and including a standalone job and...

Make RFT recognize two submit buttons with the same name on Edge

[Environments]RFT 10.2.1(RFT perspective and simplified script) + Chronium Edge [Description]We migrated to RFT 10.1.2 to verify Edge because IE will EOS in June 2022.Following exception occurs in web application page which has two submit buttons ...
8 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Functionality already exists

RFT supports for Microsoft Edge with IE mode

Now, we are using Microsoft Edge but web application designed for IE is still remaining. Therefore, we request RFT supports Edge with IE mode.
8 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Future consideration

Make a link which has 2 lines and the second line is shorter than the center correctly clicked in playback

When a link has 2 lines and the second line is shorter than the center, the link is not correctly clicked in playback. Request to make the link correctly click in playback. [Environment] RFT 10.2.1(RFT perspective + RFT Extention on MS-Edge)
6 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 2 Future consideration

Support arrow keys in playback of Web UI engine

Arrow key like {ExtDown} in "Type Value" doesn't work in playback with following WebUI settings but it works without these 2 settings. [Window] >> [Preferences], [Functional Test]-[Playback]- Play back with Web UI Extention- Play back with W...
3 months ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Functional Tester 1 Future consideration

RTAS Support for Openshift DR

RTAS is currently not supporting the Disaster Recovery scenarios in Openshift installation type and partially support via Velero plugin installation in Openshift. However, the PVC's backup and restoring it to a different namespace is quite tedious...
about 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 0 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 1 year ago in Rational Automated Software Quality / Test Automation Server 2 Not under consideration