User Interface Options
Oracle VTS provides three user interfaces that handle different usage needs of the
software. Testing session controls are available through all interfaces. The VTS
harness, which handles the commands that are coming from the user interfaces, does not
distinguish between which interface is sending the command.
The user interfaces and their usages are described in the following table.
Oracle Java technology-based standalone user interface.
Start the Java GUI on the same machine under test that has the
Oracle VTS kernel running.
The GUI does not allow remote connection.
The GUI provides the following features:
Displays the host machine name and the tests registered to
that host on the Test Group tab.
Displays the tests registered with the host in the Test
Group pane, and allows you to set the testing modes,
schedule the tests, and monitor the testing status of each
Displays the host configuration and runs the test with
AutoMode Sequencer. Allows you to apply options to all
tests, such as schedule the total time of the testing
session, start the tests, and enable, disable, and stop the
tests. Also allows you to reset the results such as reset
the status counters (pass, elapsed time, and error count of
a test is reset to zero), and reset the progress bar to an
idle state. You also can reprobe the system for devices
Describes the parameters available in setting up a test
and displays the system name. You can enable or disable the
selected tests, set the stress level, set and view the
schedule policy (time-based or in terms of test passes) and
error limit, view the state of the test at a given time
(enabled or disabled), view the test progress and the status
of a test, and the test results.
An ASCII-based, screen-oriented interface that does not need a
graphical window environment. You can use this interface to run the
software from a serial terminal or a graphical window tool, such as
a shell tool or a terminal window.
The most lightweight user interface. Its main advantage is that it
can be used in scripts for tool automation. The CLI is provided
through the interface called vts_cmd. It is a
UNIX shell application that enables you to send a single command to
the kernel (vtsk), and receive a reply