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When is the right time to launch the script? [newbie question]

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I am using Selenium to test secure websites requiring smart card authentication.

The security window that pops up requesting the smart card PIN code is a windows object, therefor cannot be handled by Selenium.

I wrote the following AutoIT script which responds to the popup:

#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
WinWaitActive("Windows Security", "OK")
ControlClick("Windows Security", "OK", "[CLASSNN:Button2]")
WinWaitActive("IDProtect Verification")
WinWaitActive("IDProtect Verification", "Verify")
ControlClick("IDProtect Verification", "Verify", "[CLASSNN:Button2]")

The script works fine when launched manually. Although, I noticed that I need to set focus on the popup in order for it to work.

When I launch from within the application, it does not respond.

I tried execution of the exe before and after launching the tested website, neither with much success.

Any suggestions would be extremely appreciated.



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Might just be administrative permissions. Run Selenium with admin rights and include #RequireAdmin on the top of your script (just to make sure).

For the activation of the window, instead of:

WinWaitActive("Windows Security", "OK")
WinWait("Windows Security", "OK")
WinActivate("Windows Security", "OK")

So that WinWait waits until the window exists, and you then activate it yourself with WinActivate.

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