Javelin Variables Not Working with Encrypted Passwords


Article ID: 140193


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CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)


After upgrading all TDM components to version 4.8.1, including Javelin to version 2.0710.5, passwords encrypted as variables do not work.



Release : 4.8.1

Component : CA Test Data Manager - Javelin  2.0710.5


Open a new support case and request new Javelin installer, Javelin-2.0.711.0.zip.

Additional Information

Steps to apply this patch:

1. Stop Javelin.

2. Take a backup copy of your Javelin directory folder. By default, this will be located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Grid-Tools\Javelin.

3. Open the Javelin-2.0.711.0.zip file.

4. Double click on the ‘setup_Javelin_2.0.711.0.exe’ installation file.

5. Continue through the installation wizard steps to complete the upgrade.

6. Before starting Javelin, you must make these two edits to the below config files:

For Javelin.exe, you should edit Javelin.exe.config

For JavelinExecutor.exe, you should edit JavelinExecutor.exe.config

under configuration/appsettings make sure that an entry ...

... is present and False replaced by True

7. Start Javelin.
8. Retest the scenario

This resolves the issue.