How to run Chrome tests without Ranroex installation

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How to run Chrome tests without Ranroex installation

Post by mabdallah » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:14 am

I am attempting to run some test cases remotely on a Windows Server 2016 VM without Ranorex installation. The Chrome web tests are not working at all, although the Addon for Chrome is installed.
The InternetExplorer test cases on the other hand work just fine.
Any idea how to make this work without having to install Ranorex?
p.s. I'm using Ranorex 9.1

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Re: How to run Chrome tests without Ranroex installation

Post by Support Team » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:09 pm

Hello mabdallah,

Ranorex actually doesn't need the Internet Explorer in order to find the elements of your site. The Internet Explorer addon is just for speeding up the communication between Ranorex and the browser. This is not true for the Chrome plug-in. In order to find elements inside Google Chrome, Ranorex needs the addon.

You wrote that the Ranorex addon is already installed in Chrome. If you are using the "Open Browser" action in order to start Chrome, you can try to set the property "Instrument" to false. Maybe this makes a difference.

Sincerely,
Bernhard
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