Settings for Testing Network and No-Touch Deployment .NET Applications

Applies to TestComplete 14.80, last modified on April 13, 2021

Some .NET applications must have full trust permissions on the computer in order for you to test them with TestComplete. Specifically, this applies to .NET applications that:

  • use .NET Framework 2 - 3.5,

  • run from a network share,

    -- or --

    run from a web server using Internet Explorer and no-touch deployment.

Note: This does not apply to applications that use .NET Framework v. 4.0 and later.

To set a .NET application’s trust level, you can use the .NET Framework Configuration tool (Mscorcfg.msc) which is installed with .NET Framework 2.0 SDK. The SDK can be obtained from Microsoft Download Center:

.NET Framework 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK)

To grant a .NET application full trust, follow these steps:

  • In the Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools.

  • Double-click Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Configuration.

  • In the tree view on the left of the console, select My Computer | Runtime Security Policy | Machine. This node specifies .NET security configuration for all user accounts on the current computer.

  • Under the Machine node, select the Code Groups | All_Code | LocalIntranet_Zone.

  • Right-click the LocalIntranet_Zone node and select Properties from the context menu.

  • In the zone properties dialog, switch to the Membership Condition tabbed page.

  • Make sure that the condition type is set to Zone and Local Intranet is selected in the Zone combo box.

    LocalIntranet_Zone Properties - Membership Condition
  • Switch to the Permission Set tabbed page.

  • From the Permission set combo box, select FullTrust.

    LocalIntranet_Zone Properties - Permission Set
  • Click OK to close the dialog and save the changes.

See Also

Testing .NET Applications
Requirements for Testing .NET Applications

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