Automation for regression, functional and configuration testing

IBM® Rational® Robot automates regression, functional and configuration testing for e-commerce, client/server and enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. It is used to test applications based on a wide variety of user interface technologies. This software integrates with the IBM Rational TestManager solution to provide desktop management support for all testing activities.

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Automation for regression, functional and configuration testing

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System requirements

The following information lists the basic hardware and software requirements for using IBM Rational Robot.

Operating SystemSoftwareHardware
Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows XP SP3,Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7. Also 32 bit applications running on 64bit windows OS is supported. Rational Robot supports:

• Applications constructed with Visual Studio .NET v.7.x WinForms and WebForms, written in .NET compliant languages, including C#, Visual Basic .NET, and C++

• Static and dynamically generated Web pages accessed from HTTP and HTTPS servers and displayed in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x, 5.x and 6.0 or Netscape

• 32 bit applications built with Visual Basic 4.0 through 6.0, Oracle Forms 4.5, 5.0, 6.0, PowerBuilder 5.0 through 9.0 and Web-based Oracle Forms 9i and 11i

• Applications constructed using PeopleTools 6.0 to 7.5 and HTML apps created with Web-based versions of PeopleTools 8.0+

• Applications constructed using Delphi 3.0 through 7.0

• Java applications using Sun JDK and JRE 1.1.4 through 1.4; and Microsoft JVM 3.1

• Java applets that run in Internet Explorer 4.x and 5.x with MS JVM or Sun plug-in; Microsoft Appletviewer, Sun Appletviewer from JDK 1.1.4+, Oracle Forms JInitiator 9i and 11i

Terminal Server - hosts both the application under test and IBM Rational Robot:

• Citrix MetaFrame (WIN2K)/CM Client

• Microsoft Terminal Server (WIN2K)/ MTS Server client

• Windows 2000 Server

• For the testing of 3270 (zSeries™) and 5250 (iSeries™) terminal-based applications, see IBM Rational Functional Tester

• Power Builder (PB): PB 10 supported now.

• Browsers: IE7 and IE8
PC compatible with 486 processor (Pentium recommended)

200MB free disk space


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