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Re: [QF-Test] Remote connection to a SUT

  • Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Remote connection to a SUT
  • From: Martin Moser <martin.moser@?.de>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:51:38 +0100

Hi Denis,

if QF-Test connects to an application QF-Test still instruments the JRE, but this is happening via environment variables instead of copying files around now.

The environment variables tell the SUT's JRE to load the QF-Test connector classes for the SUT additionally.

The connector requires some dedicated QF-Test variables to be able to connect to your SUT. If you set those variables before the actual launch of your SUT manually, you could also connect to any running Java application.

Those environment variables look like this:

QFTEST_HOME=/opt/qftest (or your installation folder)
QFTEST_VERSIONDIR=/opt/qftest/qftest-3.4.4 (or your version folder)

1.) You need to launch QF-Test before your SUT.
2.) In older versions you need to launch a dummy client in QF-Test first (I think not required for 3.4.4 anymore).

Best Regards,

--On Freitag, Februar 17, 2012 14:49:39 +1100 "Gauthier, Denis" <Denis.Gauthier@?.au> wrote:

Dear QFTest Support group,

I was just wondering what are the technical reasons that require QFTest
to start the SUT. In the past when the JVM had to be instrumented, I can
quite understand. But now that this is gone, what is preventing QFTest
from connecting to a running application like a debugger would do? Is
there something that can be done on the SUT side to help (like adding a
few jars to the classpath)?

I am asking because most applications I am integrating QFTest with are
started by a supervision and actively monitored. Begin able to tweak the
supervision to start QFTest who in turn starts the SUT is often the
biggest upfront challenge.

Is there a real constraint here or is this just that there was not enough
requests for this improvement?

Thank you,


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