Prerequisites and Installation

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Windows Machine:

  • Windows Server 2013 Enterprise / 10 Pro minimum – 64-bit edition
  • 64bit Processor (i3 minimum – Intel Core i7 recommended)
  • Microsoft .Net 4.8 Framework
  • Minimum 8GB Ram (16GB Recommended)
  • Minimum 20GB Hard Drive space
  • Port 8080 outbound communication.
  • Microsoft Excel (64-bit)


VIP is a .NET framework that requires a Windows machine. It must be installed on the same server that will be used to run the automation.

VIP and the VIP Server Controller are available to download below.

Note: Get in touch if you are using VIP and the VIP Server Controller in conjunction with an on-premise installation of Test Modeller. The installation must align versions. Please contact and we will get you set up.

Use the following download links if you are using the community cloud version of Test Modeller, or are not using Test Modeller at all:

  1. VIP
  2. The VIP Server Controller – Cloud Latest

Installing VIP

To install VIP, visit the download link in your web browser. Wait for setup_VIP.exe to finish downloading.

Locate the downloaded file and open it. You might be asked to verify Curiosity as a publisher. Click Yes:

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This will open the VIP installer. You first need to read and accept the VIP License Agreement:

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Next choose an installation location. We recommend using the default address provided:

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Click “Next” and choose a location for the Start Menu Folder:

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We recommend using the default folder name provided. You can also select “Don’t create a Start Menu folder” if you would prefer not to create one.

Click “Next” and specify whether or not you would like to create a desktop shortcut:

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Click “Next” and review the installation options you have created:

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Use the “Back” button to return and make any edits necessary. Click “Install” and wait for the installation to complete.

Click “Finish” once the installation is complete:

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