Add Recovery Scenario Dialog Box

Relevant for: GUI tests and components

This dialog box enables you to associate existing scenarios with your test or your component (via its application area). This instructs UFT to perform the recovery scenarios during the run session.

To access
  1. Do one of the following:

    • Ensure that a GUI test or component is in focus in the document pane.
    • In the Solution Explorer, select a GUI test or component node.
  2. Use one of the following:

    • For tests: Select File > Settings > Recovery node, and click the Add button or right-click a GUI test node in the Solution Explorer and select Add > Associate Recovery Scenario.
    • For components: In the Additional Settings pane of the application area, select the Recovery node, and click the Add button .
Important information

If the recovery scenario you need is not available, you can create a new recovery scenario using the Recovery Scenario Manager (Resources > Recovery Scenario Manager). You can then associate it with your test or application area using the Add Recovery Scenario dialog box (described in this topic).

Relevant tasks

Manage recovery scenarios

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements


Recovery file

The recovery file that contains the recovery scenario that you want to associate with the test or application area. You can click the Browse button to navigate to the recovery file you want to select.


The recovery scenarios in the recovery file selected in the Recovery file box.

Add Scenario

Associates the selected recovery scenario with the current test or application area.