Establishing a database connection for IBM Rational Functional Tester Scripts

Level: Intermediate, This article is intended for readers who are comfortable coding.

Michael Richardson (inbox@michael-richardson.com)
Independent Consultant
20 May 2009

This article is for developers or testers interested in accessing or manipulating information in a database directly from their IBM Rational Functional Tester scripts.

In his article Establishing a database connection in IBM Rational Functional Tester scripts , Fariz Saracevic walks you through how to establish a JDBC connection. Saracevic provides a step-by-step process for getting RFT set up. The information and example provided in the referenced article will expand upon his work and provide an approach for protecting the database user credentials and establishing a library of database access methods to be used by test scripts.

The article is available at:

http://www.michael-richardson.com/testautomation/dbconnection.htm

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