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Connecting to a DTP server is required to obtain the network license, as well as extend other team-working capabilities, such as:

In addition to providing licensing and shared assets, Parasoft DTP aggregates and prioritizes data collected from analysis tools, as well as performs additional analysis to help you optimize development processes. See About the Parasoft Development Testing Workflow for details.

The connection must be configured in the .properties configuration file in the INSTALL_DIR (or another location; see Configuration Overview for details).

Set the following properties to configure the connection to DTP Server:

  • dtp.server=[SERVER]
  • dtp.port=[PORT] 
  • dtp.user=[USER]
  • dtp.password=[PASSWORD]

Use only alphanumeric characters and hyphens for passwords. Special characters are allowed only in encoded passwords (see Creating an Encoded Password).

Creating an Encoded Password

dotTEST can encrypt your password, which adds a layer of security to your interactions with DTP Server. Run the following command to print an encoded password:  

-encodepass [MYPASSWORD]

Copy the encoded password that is returned and paste it into thedottestcli.propertiesfile:

dtp.password=[ENCODED PASSWORD]
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