how to run Ranorex on different windows session?

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palbaret
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how to run Ranorex on different windows session?

Post by palbaret » Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:49 pm

Hi

I have an issue with the licensing of Ranorex product. I have anode-locked license install on my server.

My server contains an heavy desktop application.
I want with one session develop my scripts and in a 2nd session I want to execute my tests.

When I launch Ranorex in the 2nd session, I obtain a message: 'The current license key is already in use in another user session on this machine'.

I don't want to use another machine to run the test because I will have to manage the installation, update, the synchronization of my test application another time.

How can I handle this case, Is it a way to configure the number of session possible by adding more than one key?

Thanks and regards for your help.

Patrick Albaret

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Re: how to run Ranorex on different windows session?

Post by krstcs » Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:59 pm

Ranorex will use a separate license for each user session, so you would need another license in order to get it to work.


However, I would caution that you should probably NOT be using Ranorex this way anyway. There are no guarantees again possible side-effects when running in this configuration and you could get unexpected issues. If you have another license, you should use another system for testing.

Also, Ranorex will not work unless there is an ACTIVE UNLOCKED desktop session.
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palbaret
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Re: how to run Ranorex on different windows session?

Post by palbaret » Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:48 am

Thanks,

I received also an answer from the Ranorex Support. They say to do that: "You will need floating licenses in order to use Ranorex on a terminal server."

For our infrastrusture, as the gap betwenn the floating license and the node-locked license is very important, we will look for another It solution with more backup, setup, andmaintenance to do that.

Regards,

Patrick