CVS Repository is a free solution that facilitates scripts editing and sharing within a team. The following are the steps to install and configure CVS with RFT:
1. Ask your system administrator to install CVS server component. This location will be used as your scripts repository. 2. Now open Rational Functional Tester 3. Go to RFT->Window->Open Perspective ->CVS Repository Exploring 4. Click on Add CVS Repository icon 5. The following windows displays
1. Fill in the required fields. Here&;s an example:
HOST: server name
Repository Path: /fill in the path
Password: ********* 2. Click finish 3. Now the repository is created 4. Right click on the repository and select: Refresh Branches. This will connect you with the branches you check from the retrieved list. 5. To checkout a project to your workspace, right click on a folder, and then click Check Out. An instance of the project will be checked out to the workspace. Usually the workspace is located in the following path: C:\Documents and Settings\username\IBM 6. To connect to the check out project, change the perspective to Functional Test (Default) 7. Now go to File->Connect to a Functional Test Project 8. Select the checked out folder 9. Click ok 10. Now you&;re connected to the project and you can edit it. 11. Once you&;re done editing, you need to sync your changes to the repository. Change the perspective to Team Synchronization 12. Right click on the project Folder and click Synchronize 13. Your changes now are saved on the server. 14. If you want to work offline, you can check in a project. Then you need to change the folder name of the project in the workspace. And go to File->Connect to a Functional Test Project. And choose the copied folder, and work offline.