Running GUI tests with a disconnected Remote Desktop Connection

Relevant for: GUI tests only

Using options set in the Run Sessions pane of the Options dialog box (Tools > Options > General tab > Run Sessions node), you can run a GUI test via the Remote Desktop Connection if the Remote Desktop session is closed.

When running a GUI test with Remote Desktop Connection, you work in the following manner:

  1. On your local machine, you open the Remote Desktop connection and connect to the remote computer running UFT.

  2. On the remote computer, you open UFT and run the test.

  3. You close the Remote Desktop connection on the local computer.The UFT session and test on the Remote computer continue to run until completion.

By enabling the options for the Remote Desktop connection, you can free your local computer for other tasks, as well as not need to keep your local computer running and connected to the remote computer.

For task details, see Run a GUI test with a disconnected Remote Desktop Connection

For details on the necessary configuration options, see Run Sessions Pane (Options Dialog Box > General Tab).