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System Requirements


LinuxMacOS
Processor32-bit or 64-bit (x86_64) processors with at least 4 cores are supported32-bit or 64-bit (x86_64) processors with at least 4 cores are supported
Software

Java 8

GTK+ 2.18 or higher

GLib 2.17.6 or higher

Pango 1.20 or higher

X.Org 1.0 or higher

Java 8
Memory

At least 1 GB RAM. 2 GB RAM is recommended.Load Test might require more for high loads.

1 GB RAM minimum. 2 GB RAM is recommended.Load Test might require more for high loads.

OS Versionn/aMac OS X 10.9 or higher
Default font size

8 is recommended. For example, on Ubuntu, use the following in the terminal:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface font-name 'Ubuntu 8'


The Parasoft/Eclipse application and system libraries must be for the same architecture. If you are using a 64-bit Linux but you are running the 32-bit (x86) version of Parasoft, you need the 32-bit version of the above libraries. 

Installation


  1. If you haven’t already done so, copy the installation file to the directory where you would like to install SOAtest.
  2. Change directories to the directory where you are going to install SOAtest.
  3. Set "execute" permissions on the installer.
    • Linux: chmod +x parasoft_soatest_9.x_linux.sh
    • Mac: chmod +x parasoft_soatest_9.x_macosx.sh
  4. Execute the installer, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
    • Linux: ./parasoft_soatest_9.x_linux.sh
    • Mac: ./parasoft_soatest__9.x_macosx.sh

A directory under parasoft/soatest/9.x (Linux) or soatest/9.x/ParasoftSOAtest.app/Contents/ParasoftSOAtest (Mac) will be created. We  refer to this location as <soatest_install_dir> throughout this user guide. The SOAtest executable, command line interface, examples, manuals, etc. are available within this directory.


Accessing Application Contents on MacOS

After installation is completed, an application icon will be added in Finder. This is the icon that you double-click to launchSOAtest. If you want to view the various files and folders available within the installation, right-click the icon, and choose Show Package Contents

Updates

See Service Pack Updates.

Start Up on Linux


To run SOAtest GUI:

  • Change directories to the soatest/9.x directory, then enter the following command at the prompt:
    ./SOAtest

To run SOAtest Command Line:

  • Change directories to the soatest/9.x directory, then enter the following command at the prompt:
    ./soatestecli

For details on using soatestcli, see Testing from the Command Line Interface - soatestcli.

To start Load Test:

  • Change directories to the soatest/9.x directory, then enter the following command at the prompt:
    ./loadtest


Start Up on MacOS


Double-click the Parasoft SOAtest icon in Finder to start the SOAtest desktop application.

To run the SOAtest command line:

  1. Change directories to the soatest/<version>/ParasoftSOAtest.app/Contents/ParasoftSOAtest directory
  2. Enter the following command at the prompt:
    ./soatestcli

For details on using soatestcli, see Testing from the Command Line Interface - soatestcli.

Double-click the Parasoft Load Test icon in Finder to start the Load Test desktop application.

See Load Test Command Line Interface - cli for information on running Load Test from the command line.

You must install a license before you begin using SOAtest or Load Test.

See Licensing for details on configuring your license. 


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