Open Ranorex Solution via WebDav

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sqsrxintegrator
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Open Ranorex Solution via WebDav

Post by sqsrxintegrator » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:39 pm

Hi there!
Q: Is it possible to work with Ranorex Solutions "behind" a WebDav server?
More Input: We wrote a web-application running under a tomcat web server and plan to activate WebDav for document editing, instead of network shares. Ranorex solutions are part of the documents we take care in the repository. In our first tests, Ranorex was not able to open solutions or files behind WebDav dirs. Instead, we was able to open and edit (cs) files with Ultraedit via WebDav.
However, our "WebDav activation" is still under development. The main aimt of the question is to clarify, if we have an issue to solve, or if it is not expected to be a Ranorex feature to open solutions behind WebDav.
Thank you very much for your time.
Regards,
Roberto
PS: We test with Ranorex 5.4.3 and Ranorex 7.1.
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Error message while loading the solution. Picture includes the WebDav path too.
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krstcs
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Re: Open Ranorex Solution via WebDav

Post by krstcs » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:29 pm

Ranorex does not support loading solutions or running tests from a network share or remote drive. This is mentioned in the User Guide.

You must copy the full test suite to the system, which means the whole solution if you are editing the test or the output directory contents if you are just running the test.
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