This section describes how to install UFT, starting with prerequisites and downloading the installation files.
Before installing, verify the following prerequisites:
Verify that you are logged on to your machine with the relevant access permissions.
For details, see Required access permissions.
Select the location where you want to install UFT.
Do not install UFT on a network drive.
The installation path, and the path to the installation files, must include English characters only.
Ensure that your computer does not need to be restarted.
Ensure that your computer meets all minimum system requirements listed in the UFT Readme.
|Internet access||If you are installing the UFT Installation Package for the Web, ensure that you have internet access.|
|Upgrades||If you are upgrading, check any relevant prerequisites described in Upgrade UFT.|
Know which type of license you are using.
If you are using a concurrent license, have the license server URL available.
For more details, see UFT licensing.
|GUI testing add-ins||Know which add-ins you want to use for GUI testing. We recommend installing only those you expect to use.|
If you plan to run tests of a Web Service using security settings, you must have the .NET Framework 3.5, WSE 2.0sp3 package, and WSE 3.0 package installed on your computer.
These packages are not provided with the UFT installation. If they are not installed on your computer, you can install them from the following locations on the DVD:
Access the UFT installation files here: https://software.microfocus.com/en-us/products/unified-functional-automated-testing/download
Save your download to a location that will have 260 characters or less in the path, including filenames within the installation folder.
Note: Windows is limited to 260 characters in these files, and the installation will fail if your file path is longer. In such cases, move your download to a location with a shorter path.