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<(UFT) support tip>: Permissions Required to use UFT 12.50

Permissions Required When Working with UFT

You must have the following file system permissions:

-Full read and write permissions to the Temp folder

-Read permissions to the Windows folder and to the System folder

-Full read and write permissions to the folder on which you are saving solutions, tests, or run results

-Full read and write permissions to the <Program Files>\Common Files\Mercury Interactive folder.

-If you are working on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 operating systems: Full read and write permissions to the <Program Data>\HP folder

-Full read and write permissions to the User Profile folders

-Full read and write permissions to the <Windows>\mercury.ini file

-Full read and write permissions to the following AppData folders:

-%userprofile%\AppData\Local\HP

-%appdata%\Hewlett-Packard\UFT

-%appdata%\HP\API Testing

Note: Read/write permissions to these folders should also enable permission to any subfolders contained in the folders listed above. If not, the system administrator must grant administrative permissions to the subfolders contained in these folders.

You must have the following registry key permissions:

-Full read and write permissions to the keys uder HKEY_CURRENT_

USER\Software\Mercury Interactive or [HKEY_LOCAL_

MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Hewlett-Packard]

-Full read and write permissions to all the keys under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Hewlett

Packard

-Read and Query Value permissions to all the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT keys

 

Permissions Required When Working with ALM

You must have the following permissions to use UFT with ALM:

-Full read and write permissions to the ALM cache folder

-Full read and write permissions to the <Program Data>\HP folder

-Full read and write permissions to the UFT Add-in for ALM installation folder

-Administrative permissions for the first connection to ALM

 

Permissions Required When Working with Business Process Testing

Make sure you have the required ALM permissions before working with business components and application areas.

-To work with component steps in ALM, you must have the appropriate Add Step, Modify Step, or

Delete Step permissions set. You do not need Modify Component permission to work with component steps. The Modify Component permission enables you to work with component properties (the fields in the component Details tab).

-To work with parameters in ALM or in a testing tool, you must have all the parameter task permissions set in ALM.

-To modify application areas, you must have the separate permissions for resources required for modifying components, and adding, modifying, and deleting steps. All four permissions are required.

If one of these permissions is not assigned, you can open application areas only in read-only format.

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Tom-M Valued Contributor.
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Re: <(UFT) support tip>: Permissions Required to use UFT 12.50

There is some confusion with HP document KM183747  states:

"Directory where product is installed (i.e.C:\Program files\HP\QuickTest Professional, C:\Program Files\HP\HP Service Test, C:\Program Files\HP\Sprinter, C:\Program Files\HP\Unified Functional Testing, etc)"

The UFT 12.51 manual does not reference "C:\Program Files\HP\Unified Functional Testing".    From experience "C:\Program Files\HP\Unified Functional Testing\bin\mic.ini  needs to be read writable.

 

Can someone clarify what the permissions should be set?

 

 

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