Run on remote Agent without compile

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l.ruggeri
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Run on remote Agent without compile

Post by l.ruggeri » Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:45 am

Hello,
we are using Ranorex Studio to run our test suites on remote agent .
My Question is
There is a way to run a test case on agent without compile the code each time and take the last available compiled code ?

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Re: Run on remote Agent without compile

Post by odklizec » Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:59 am

Hi,

As far as I know, this is not possible via agent. Ranorex agents always compile the projects before uploading them to target machine. What you need is a proper continuous integration solution, like Jenkins or Bamboo, with which you can run the tests without compiling them each time. I mean, the tests, of course, must be compiled first ;) But then you can run them as many times you want without compiling them again and again.
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Re: Run on remote Agent without compile

Post by doke » Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:00 am

Hi,

You could just copy the build output from your dev machine, to your "dedicated" testrun machine.

We are doing this on a Jenkins machine:
- get sources from git.
- build ranorex on buildmachine (jenkins node)
- archive the build artifacts (about every thing from Bin/Release folder , with additional files like testdata files )
-extract the artifacts on a different node ( the machine that runs the tests , these can be multiple so you can run in parallel )
- execute the test by running : myRXproject.exe /runconfig:myconfig /reportfile:myreport.rxlog /reportfile:myreport.html /junit /zr /testsuite:mysuite.rxtst /pa:MyParamForTestEnvToUse=http://8.8.8.8

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Re: Run on remote Agent without compile

Post by odklizec » Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:04 am

doke wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:00 am
Hi,

You could just copy the build output from your dev machine, to your "dedicated" testrun machine.

We are doing this on a Jenkins machine:
- get sources from git.
- build ranorex on buildmachine (jenkins node)
- archive the build artifacts (about every thing from Bin/Release folder , with additional files like testdata files )
-extract the artifacts on a different node ( the machine that runs the tests , these can be multiple so you can run in parallel )
- execute the test by running : myRXproject.exe /runconfig:myconfig /reportfile:myreport.rxlog /reportfile:myreport.html /junit /zr /testsuite:mysuite.rxtst /pa:MyParamForTestEnvToUse=http://8.8.8.8
This is elmost exactly what I'm doing too ;)
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