Through out this UFT Setup article, we will explain the step by step approach of UFT Setup, which includes download. Install, License Configuration, and ALM Connection.
The software testing now the hot topic on software development life cycle to ensure the quality of the end product. Also the marked demands the faster delivery of the product with the best quality. On this aspect, test automation plays the major role to reduce the test cycle time. In the market, different types of automation test tools are available. But, Unified Functional Testing (UFT in shorter form) is playing the key role in the market.
UFT Tutorial – Table of Content
UFT Tutorial #2: UFT Setup
Step1: Open the microfocus site and click on the corresponding link to download the latest UFT.
Step2: Enter the below details to register for the UFT Trial version.
Step3: Click on Start Free trial to download software and unzip it if required.
Step1: Uninstall the existing UFT version from the system (if any).
Step2: Execute the setup file with Admin privilege, which was downloaded previously.
Step3: Enter the location to extract temp files and click on Next.
Step4: Update window components (if required). Click OK.
Step5: Click on the Next button and accept terms and condition.
Step6: Select required Addons to automate corresponding applications. Also, the Installation directory can be modified from here.
Step7: Keep the default selection and click on the Install button and wait for the completion of the installation.
Step8: Click on the Finish button to close the setup wizard.
Step9: Install Microsoft Script Debugger by executing scd10en.exe file with admin privilege. The script debugger is available in Microsoft’s official page to download.
UFT License Configuration
Step1: Open the UFT with admin privilege(for the first time only).
Step2: Click on the Install Licence button from the error message(if it appears).
Step3: Click on the “Concurrent License” section.
Step4: Enter the License server as “mlgccu01devat02” and click on Connect. Some time error may appear (in the error case, retry for a couple of times after restarting the server)
Step5: If connection success, click on the INSTALL button.
Step6: License server connected successfully now. Click on EXIT WIZARD and reopen the UFT tool.
Step7: After the successful installation of the license server, the below addon selection screen should appear.
ALM is used as a script repository of UFT test cases. Also, we can manage the test execution, status reporting, defect management through the ALM. In this section, we will learn how to connect ALM from the UFT.
Step1: Open the UFT with admin privilege. Admin access is required to download the required DLL files to establish a connection with ALM. This is a one-time activity.
Step2: Select required addon and click OK to open UFT…
Step3: Click on the “ALM Connection” icon.
Step4: Enter ALM Server URL and user credential. Server URL – http://xxxxxxxxx/qcbin/ and click on Connect.
It will take a couple of minutes to download ALM components(DLLs).
Step5: Select the ALM projects and click on the Login button.
In this article about UFT Setup, we have learned about how to download, install, and configure UFT for test automation. To know more details on UFT from support portal, please click here. Also, if you want to prepare for UFT Interview Questions, please click here.
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