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Re: [QF-Test] Win 2008 implicit console display - tests cannot run unattendedly


  • Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Win 2008 implicit console display - tests cannot run unattendedly
  • From: Gregor Schmid <Gregor.Schmid@?.de>
  • Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 16:36:26 +0200

Hi Ledda,

for background info please see my previous post about this topic at

http://www.qfs.de/archive/qftest-list/2010/msg00338.html

(search keywords "windows" "desktop" "screen").

You will need to run Jenkins in a way that enables programs launched by
it to interact with the desktop.

One user recently mentioned that they had success with their CI tool
by starting QF-Test indirectly via

psexec -i

Psexec is a tool from the free yet invaluable pstools collection from
Sysinternals, currently migrating to Microsoft Technet so I can't
provide a valid link.

Hope that helps.

Best regards,
    Greg

"Borisova, Ledda" <Ledda.Borisova@?.com> writes:

> Hi guys,
>
> I have the following issue:
>
> We run tests unattendedly through Jenkins to VMs. On windows 2008 mahcine all tests fail. If I
> start the job from Jenkins and then connect to VM trhough RDP or the console of Vsphere, all tests
> pass - obviously cause teher is a display. If close it or not connected at all - all fail with
> "cannot locate widget on screen". This doesn't happen on Win 7 or 2003. Please, help or at least
> give some ideas what might it be.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Ledda

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