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RFT: Unable to playback offline verification points in Simplified Scripting

Technote (troubleshooting)


This technote provides a workaround and defect information on offline verification points when using Simplified Scripting in IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT).


Steps to reproduce this issue:

  1. Start up RFT in Simplified Scripting mode
  2. Record a new test script against IBM site
  3. Stop the recording and this should generate a new script
  4. Open Application View and right click a test object to add a new offline verification point
  5. Save your script and try to run it

Results: You should see the object not found exception during playback. The same problem appears even when you try to move the verification point between steps.


This is an known issue and it has been identified as a product defect under APAR PM59922.

Resolving the problem

The issue has been resolved on Rational Functional Tester Fix Pack 1 ( for 8.2.2 and above. Please follow this link to update RFT.

Document information

More support for: Rational Functional Tester
Simplified Scripting

Software version:, 8.2.2,

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1587570

Modified date: 26 September 2013