Ranorex Agent hangs

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Ranorex Agent hangs

Post by MrBigSpender » Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:51 am


We use Ranorex to automatically perform our GUI tests. They start at night on a server where we use Windows Server 2012 with 28 GB of internal memory.

Our problem is that the agent is hanging out for some reason we do not know. We do not get any response from the agent that this happens, which means that the tests have not started for several days sometimes.

The product we build is developed in .NET Core with SQLServer at the bottom and with a user interface developed with Angular.

What could be wrong with the agent?

/ Mr. Big Spender

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Re: Ranorex Agent hangs

Post by Support Team » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:35 pm


Can you please elaborate on what you mean by "Agent hangs"? Are you referring to the status dialog that is reported back to Ranorex Studio? Would you happen to know if any other application on your network is also using port 8081? Many applications use this port by default (including Agent) and it could cause interference with the connection between Ranorex Studio and the Ranorex Agent.

How exactly are you scheduling your tests through the Ranorex Agent? The Ranorex Agent is not designed for use as a continuous integration tool, but as a tool to allow you to run tests while you continue to develop your test simultaneously. If your goal is to test through a fully automated CI pipeline, we always recommend a CI tool like Jenkins, TeamCity, TFS, etc.

I hope this helps,