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Abstracts - 12th Systems Administration Conference (LISA '98)

Using TCL/TK for an Automatic Test Engine

C. Allen Flick
DSC Communications Corporation
James S. Dixson
Silicon Valley Networks Corporation


Test Automation Programming Interface with Object Controlled Authentication, TAPIoca, is a Tcl/Tk based automatic test environment. It grew out of the need to construct automatic tests at the system level that could send commands to a System Under Test (SUT), get responses from the SUT, and control signal generation equipment connected to the same SUT. Tcl/Tk was chosen as the basis for this automatic test environment because of the wealth and maturity of its "language" features, as well as its ease of extensibility.
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