Automatic Activation of Google Chrome Ranorex Extension

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Automatic Activation of Google Chrome Ranorex Extension

Post by matthias_hh » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:02 am

We recently started developing Ranorex Components for Web Pages and Applications in the Chrome Browser.
For that reason we customized our GPO Policies so that we could install the Ranorex Automation Extension for Chrome.

Once manually installed, the Ranorex Extension will now be installed automatically again when first using Chrome after signing on.

Unfortunately the extension always stays in the deactivated mode (and behaves here differently to other extensions)
So we have to activate the extension manually every time we sign on to the Windows session.

How can we change this problem, so that we don't have to activate manually again?
Is there a possibility to activate the Ranorex Extension constantly?

thank you in advance

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Re: Automatic Activation of Google Chrome Ranorex Extension

Post by manish » Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:30 am


I have never seen this problem before in using Ranorex either on my local, virtual or remote machines. Instead of manually installing the plugin could you try Ranorex Instrumentation wizard for Google Chrome and check if it remains enabled.
You can refer the user guide for both GUI and command line based activation of plugin in chrome ... g-started/