Rating:        Based on 5 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 1274
Released: May 10, 2010
Updated: Jul 17, 2010 by dblock
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

Build 1.2.8669.0

  • Added exe installer type that installs any executable bootstrappers.
  • Added support for user-defined exit codes that control success, failure and reboot in dni and exe installers.
  • Added support for reboots in-between installers.
  • Added rebootRequired option to installers to force reboot.
  • Added rebootIfRequred option to installers to suppress reboot.
  • Added ${guestenv.VARIABLE} and ${hostenv.VARIABLE} into copyfile name, source and destination nodes.
  • Added support for dotNetInstaller 1.8 uninstall. If your bootstrapper supports uninstall, remove uninstall="false" from the configuration to test uninstall.
  • Added inheritance of snapshot and virtual machine parameters to installers. You can now have a single configuration file for installers accepting different arguments for different snapshots.

  • Project upgraded to Visual Studio 2008.
  • Added 3rd party component license information into the documentation.
  • Added an icon to RemoteInstaller.exe.

  • Bug: ERROR: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object, assigning failure result after a task.
  • Bug: nunit or junt test errors embedded within results are formatted in the same red color as failures.
  • Bug: snapshot powerOff option has no effect in lifo and fifo sequences.
  • Bug: doesn't run on 64-bit Windows.

Reviews for this release

We've always struggled with how to automate tests like this on my team. Previously we bought 10-20 PCs to do this kind of testing, but with this tool and VMware, we can do it on one and no longer have to re-image systems.
by tadowguy on Feb 12, 2011 at 5:00 AM
Excellent! A test framework that supports the complete life-cycle of application from end-to-end! Thank you! :)
by icnocop on Jan 29, 2011 at 6:43 AM