This section will help you verify that your system meets the minimum requirements for using dotTEST.
The following versions are supported:
- Windows 7 and 10
- Windows Server 2016 and 2019
At least 4 GB RAM is required. 8 GB RAM is recommended.
.NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher must be installed on the target machine.
dotTEST is bundled with .NET Framework 4.7.2, which is installed automatically when dotTEST is installed. To install the framework manually, run the following command:
Visual C++ Redistribution Packages
The Visual C++ Redistribution Packages are required to perform analysis and testing with dotTEST. If you install dotTEST with the executable installer, the Visual C++ Redistribution Packages are automatically installed in your machine.
If you install dotTEST from a ZIP distribution, you may need to manually install the Visual C++ Redistribution Packages by running the following installers located in the
dotTEST requires MSBuild to be installed on the same machine. dotTEST supports MSBuild shipped with Visual Studio IDE or installed with Visual Studio Build Tools.
Ensure that your build utility is installed with a .NET-related workload.
Support for .NET Core
dotTEST requires .NET Core 2.x to analyze .NET Core projects.
Ensure that your build utility is installed with a .NET Core-related workload.
dotTEST supports code analysis for the following languages:
Managed C++ is not supported.
Supported Visual Studio Solutions
dotTEST can analyze the following versions of Visual Studio solutions:
Parasoft dotTEST can analyze locally buildable projects that are imported into your IDE. This section describes the requirements to import and work with findings in an IDE. To perform code analysis, ensure that your system meets the minimum system requirements.
- Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019
Parasoft IDE Plugins
To integrate Parasoft dotTEST with your IDE, you need to install two plugins that are shipped with the product: the Parasoft Plugin and the dotTEST Plugin for your IDE. Both plugins are required to work with dotTEST from within your IDE.
The plugins must have the same version.
Ensure that the previous versions of the plugins and other Parasoft products are uninstalled from your IDE before you install the plugins.
If you connect your dotTEST instance to DTP, ensure that the DTP version your connecting to supports your dotTEST version. For example, upgrading dotTEST to version 10.4.3 requires upgrading DTP to the corresponding 5.4.3 version.