Enablement test fails for Chrome browser under Rational Functional Tester
Attempts to enable the chrome browser for a test results in Java Plug-in failure under IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT).
"Java(TM) was blocked because it is out of date" with option "update plug-in" and "Run this time"
"Java plug-in is needed your permission to run" with option "Run this time" and "Always run on this website"
Java plug-in is not correctly enabled for the respective browser.
Resolving the problem
There are two possible solutions for this issue:
Add the following commands in Chrome shortcut properties:
C:\Users\IBM_ADMIN\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe -allow-outdated-plugins --allow-file-access-from-files -always-authorize-plugins
- Add the chrome executable in Application configuration Tool under RFT.
- Add the following command line parameters as Arguments under Application configuration Tool.
--allow-outdated-plugins --allow-file-access-from-files -always-authorize-plugins application url
--allow-outdated-plugins --allow-file-access-from-files -always-authorize-plugins www.google.com