Functional Tester and ClearCase

When you use ClearCase® with Functional Tester, you have a choice of snapshot or dynamic views with ClearCase. There are advantages and disadvantages to each view.

You must purchase and install ClearCase to use the Functional Tester integration with ClearCase. A snapshot view contains copies of ClearCase versions and other file system objects in a directory tree on a local system. Dynamic views use, create, and maintain a directory tree that contains versions of VOB elements and view-private files.


Advantages and disadvantages of snapshot views

The advantages of using a snapshot view with Functional Tester are:

The disadvantages of using a snapshot view are:


Advantages and disadvantages of dynamic views

The configuration specification that you use can affect the following advantages and disadvantages of a dynamic view .

The advantages of using a dynamic view with Functional Tester are:

The disadvantages of using a dynamic view with Functional Tester are:

You can use the Functional Tester integration with ClearCase to perform these tasks:

Related tasks

Set up ClearCase

Set up ClearCase on a Windows server

Set up ClearCase on a UNIX server

Set up ClearCase to merge on UNIX

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