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Parasoft dotTEST Technical Specs

Technical Specifications

Parasoft dotTEST Technical Specifications

The following versions are supported:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016 and 2019

At least 4 GB RAM is required. 8 GB RAM is recommended.

.NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher must be installed on the target machine.

dotTEST is bundled with .NET Framework 4.7.2, which is installed automatically when dotTEST is installed. To install the framework manually, run the following command:

[INSTALL_DIR]\bin\prerequisites\dotNetFramework472.exe

The Visual C++ Redistribution Packages are required to perform analysis and testing with dotTEST. If you install dotTEST with the executable installer, the Visual C++ Redistribution Packages are automatically installed in your machine.

If you install dotTEST from a ZIP distribution, you may need to manually install the Visual C++ Redistribution Packages by running the following installers located in the [DOTTEST_INSTALL_DIR]\bin\prerequisites directory:

  • vcredist_x64_15.exe
  • vcredist_x86_15.exe

dotTEST requires Visual Studio IDE or Visual Studio Build Tools to be installed on the same machine to build the tested project.

dotTEST requires .NET Core SDK 2.1 or 3.1 to analyze .NET Core projects.

Ensure that your build utility is installed with a .NET Core-related workload.

dotTEST supports code analysis for the following languages:

  • C#
  • VB.NET

Managed C++ is not supported.

dotTEST can analyze Visual Studio solutions, as well as individual Visual Studio projects for the following versions:

  • 2015
  • 2017
  • 2019
  • VS Code

Parasoft dotTEST can analyze locally buildable projects in your IDE . This section describes the requirements to import and work with findings in an IDE. To perform code analysis, ensure that your system meets the minimum system requirements.

Supported IDEs

  • Visual Studio 2015, 2017, and 2019
  • Visual Studio Code1

1This user guide only covers installation details; see Extension for Visual Studio Code. For information about supported features and usage, see the extension documentation in Visual Studio Code.

If you connect your dotTEST instance to DTP, ensure that the DTP version you’re connecting to supports your dotTEST version. See Parasoft Product Cross-compatibility.