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Virtual machine is a software that provides a virtualised set of hardware to the guest operating system

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Nmap isn't picking up a virtual machine while trying to scan it

I am trying to do a simple scan on nmap targeting my virtual machine (Windows 2016) but it isn't picking it up. This is the result I am getting from nmap This is the network settings for my vm Any ...
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Unified Testing Environment for Windows, iOS, Android and MacOS

We are developing a program to download apps/software on devices and configure device settings, across the four main OS's. We're looking for a repeatable way to test our deployment virtually but not ...
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How to reliably maintain a desktop session while running selenium node on windows VM?

I run a grid on Windows VM's in hyper-V. On hub host vm, I use Remote Desktop connection manager to open Desktop sessions, otherwise webdrivers do not function correctly. But RDCMan is not a reliable ...
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Azure VM for comparative performance testing

Is it acceptable to use Azure VMs for comparing performance of an application over different Windows OS's? I've heard that testing in a VM can give squiffy results as the hypervisor tries to juggle ...
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What infrastructure is required for automated testing on a hosted desktop?

I've started investigating dogtail as a solution for writing GUI-driven unit tests in a GNOME Wayland session. Before I dive deeper I want to understand what I'll need to run these GUI-based tests on ...
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Integrating Protractor testing framework into my existing AngularJS app- invalid URL when testing on VM

I recently started working on an application that has been written in AngularJS, and have been tasked with setting up automated testing for the app (all of the testing that has been done as part of ...
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AngularJS- setting up Protractor to test front-end user interaction

I am working on an AngularJS app, and am looking to add some automated testing to the development life cycle of the project. After doing a bit of research, and asking on here about what frameworks ...
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Unable to see Settings & Administrator tab on SonarQube dashboard

Environment - Mac I have configured SonarQube earlier, after that various other configuration might removed my admin user or something happen. But today I am not able to access my admin account/user. ...
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Running JMeter when application is deployed in VM

Can I run JMeter in VM? Will I get accurate performance?
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Is it necessary to test the same browser on different OS's?

I run Linux on my development machine, so when it comes to ensuring my site works on Internet Explorer and Edge, I use the following temporary virtual machines (which expire after 90 days of use): ...
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Get older versions of Internet Explorer

How can I get installer for older IE version? For testing, I often need particular version and have found compatibility mode to not be good. Where is some nice directory of every version? Extra ...
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How to revert a virtual machine back to original state [closed]

Is there any shortcut way where I can bring my virtual machine back to the new original state. I don’t want to create a new virtual machine, instead I want to revert my machine back to factory ...
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Testing with a virtual machine under command line

How to start a windows and run dedicated programs then revert to original status I wonder know if there is a way, Can let me start up a Windows (which including my custom environment: Ruby, Ruby on ...
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Virtualbox can fully run any OS?

I want to use Virtualbox to run Windows in Ubuntu. Can it really run every OS with no problems or restrictions if my PC respects the requirements? And can I run it in full screen?
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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

My team of testers and me have a big collection of functional tests (written in python and run with pytest). The thing is that all the tests are run on a single testing server, an ubuntu VPS with ...
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Using virtual machines for OS compatibility testing of software

I need to test a software across different operating systems for compatibility. Is using a virtual machine with different OSs installed a good way to test for compatibility? Is there a repository ...
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Use Android VirtualBox Instead of Emulator for Jenkins

I want to configure my Android Jenkins projects to run a Virtualbox AndroVM instance. I have the Virtualbox/Jenkins plugin but I don't see how to run the the VBox instance in the job, only have ...
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What is the correct way to configure the VirtualBox plugin on Jenkins?

I am trying to get the VirtualBox plugin working with Jenkins. My plan is then to hook up the Selenium plugin as well and get a grid running on the VirtualBox cloud. When I follow the instructions on ...
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Testing automated tests in Hyper-V virtual machines

I recently started with a company which does not have any other full-time testers (testing as such is done primarily by people from support), so I don't have other people within the company to ask ...
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Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Load Agent - Query on "Usefulness and Licensing"?

I m a tester using VS 2008 - Test edition for performing web testing on web applications. So got a suite of web tests for different web applications in our company. Recently I was asked to perform ...
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Do you test using VM, User Agent, MutlipleIE etc?

Since it is not possible to acquire all s/w and h/w under the sun, we often resort to using virtual machine, user agent, multiple IE etc. I have had instance when I did not find an application ...
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