Remote desktop recording

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shardanian
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Remote desktop recording

Post by shardanian » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:26 pm

Hi Everyone,
I'm interested to know if Ranorex allows remote desktop recording? Currently Ranorex recorder captures the entire remote desktop screen. Also, Spy tool records components on the remote desktop as an unknown class.
Thx,
-Saeed

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Re: Remote desktop recording

Post by odklizec » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:32 pm

Hi,

The only way how to record something on Remote Desktop is recording it directly on remote system. In other words, you must install and use Ranorex on remote system. It’s not a Ranorex limitation. It’s just how the Remote Desktop works. Check also this user guide chapter, regarding Remote Desktop automation...
https://www.ranorex.com/help/latest/ran ... g-and-faq/
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