Automated testing tools often run into problems when you install more than one automated testing tool on the same machine. Here is the complete guide to understand what tools can co-exist along with QTP or UFT on the same machine.Can UFT CoExist With Other Tools?

As a general rule , do not install automated testing tools on a server where you may need a re-start of the machine. The reason is simple. Servers are often connected to multiple users at any given time. A single re-start of a server can result in a severe issues like data loss, application crash etc to several users.

ProductsQTPUFTComments
QTPNANot SupportedQTP and UFT should not be installed on the same machine
UFTNot SupportedNAQTP and UFT should not be installed on the same machine
LeanFTNot SupportedSame Version as UFTLeanFT and UFT should have same version.
LoadRunnerInstall LoadRunner then QTPInstall LoadRunner then UFTAs a rule, LoadRunner should be installed first and then other testing tool.
Mobile CenterShould Not InstallShould Not InstallQTP and UFT should not be installed on server machines.
Sentinel License ServerShould Not InstallShould Not InstallQTP and UFT should not be installed on server machines.
AutoPass License ServerShould Not InstallShould Not InstallQTP and UFT should not be installed on server machines.
QC Server/ALM ServerShould Not InstallShould Not InstallQTP and UFT should not be installed on server machines.
Performance Center ClientInstall PC Client then QTPInstall PC Client then UFT
Business Process Monitor (BPM)Install QTP and then BPMInstall UFT and then BPM

Automated testing tools from 3rd party vendors should not be installed on the same machine where UFT or QTP is installed.

What is your experience when installing other automated testing tools on the same machine as UFT or QTP?

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