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Installation Prerequisites

Before you install Test Studio, make sure that the following requirements are met:

Modify the Visual Studio 2017 Installation

Visual Studio 2017 requires an additional feature in its installation to be compatible with the Test Studio plugin for Visual Studio.

Before installing Test Studio, you need to modify the Visual Studio 2017 installation and add the Testing Tools Core Features component under Debugging and Testing section. Once you enable this component, complete the Visual Studio 2017 standard installation process. Then perform the standard Test Studio installation.

Visual Studio 2017 Installation

Configuring Windows Server for Test Studio Test Automation

If you plan on running Telerik test automation on Windows Server machine and using IE, you will need to turn off the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration Windows component. This component is a great feature and highly recommended for machines actually being used as production servers. However, it interferes with test automation running against the IE browser.

Turn off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration on a Windows Server Machine

The below steps are applicable for Windows Server versions 2012, 2016, 2019.

  1. Open Server Manager.

    Server Manager

  2. In the left pane, select Local Server.

    Local Server

  3. In the right pane under Properties, disable IE Enhanced Security Configuration.

    Properties

Turn off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration on Windows Server 2008

  1. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Server Manager.
  2. In the Security Information section find and click on Configure IE ESC (in the box on the right)

    Configure IE ESC

  3. Turn off IE ESC for both Administrators and Users.

    Turn off IE ES

  4. Click OK.

  5. Close Server Manager.
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