Before you install Test Studio, make sure that the following requirements are met:
The computer where you are going to install Test Studio meets the hardware and software requirements described in System Requirements.
Your user account has administrator permissions to install, change, repair or uninstall Test Studio. You must be logged on as Administrator or belong to the Administrators group on the computer.
If you plan on using the Test Studio plugin in Visual Studio 2017, add the Testing Tools Core Features component in the Visual Studio installation.
If you plan on running Test Studio test automation on Windows Server OS and use IE, turn off the Windows component Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration.
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.
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.
The below steps are applicable for Windows Server versions 2012, 2016, 2019.
Open Server Manager.
In the left pane, select Local Server.
In the right pane under Properties, disable IE Enhanced Security Configuration.
- Click Start > Administrative Tools > Server Manager.
In the Security Information section find and click on Configure IE ESC (in the box on the right)
Turn off IE ESC for both Administrators and Users.
- Close Server Manager.