Unable to handle Emojis in DevTest Workstation


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CA Application Test


When trying to set this Emoji characters "๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜™๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ" to the step in DevTest Workstation, (Example. HTTP/HTML Request step's URL Parameters) , then the characters were broken after copy and paste this Emoji characters like below:

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Is it possible to display the suitable Emoji characters in DevTest components?


Release: Service Virtualization 10.4
Component: Workstation


The Java which is included in DevTest installer is 1.8.0_102-b14. This version of Java did not support Emoji. However Java 1.8.0_201 supports Emoji.

Then get the suitable Emoji characters then need to upgrade Java version for DevTest from 1.8.0_102-b14 to 1.8.0_201 following steps:

  1. Install JDK 8u201
  2. Rename LISA_HOME/jre to LISA_HOME/jre_org
  3. Copy jre1.8.9_201 folder/directory below the install folder/directory in step 1 to LISA_HOME and rename to jre
  4. Copy JDK_HOME/lib/tools.jar to LISA_HOME/jre/ext
  5. Restart DevTest Components

Then the DevTest Workstation can display the Emoji characters like below:

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