Ranorex on Windows Server 2016

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sergii
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Ranorex on Windows Server 2016

Post by sergii » Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:20 pm

I didn't find WS 2016 to be in the list of supported OSs.
Did somebody already tried to install it there (at least Ranorex Runtime).
Our plan is to use Terraform to create on demand AWS instances of Windows Server, run tests from there and shut them down.
Kind of scalable approach to the management's request "run all tests now and report in 3 hours" :)

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Vega
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Re: Ranorex on Windows Server 2016

Post by Vega » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:53 pm

Hi,

I think Ranorex will work for WS 2016, but I cannot guarantee you will not have problems. I have not tested this myself so I cannot say for sure. My advice is just to ensure Ranorex has an unlocked desktop and active user session environment otherwise you will run into issues (true all versions of windows). I prefer not to use Windows server versions for my testing, but that's my personal preference.

Hope it works out for you, keep us updated!