The application is being started implicitly (because the Settings view’s Application Under Test (AUT) panel’s Automatically Start the AUT checkbox is checked), but after a while Squish produces an error message like this in the IDE’s Test Results view.
Application ‘start_aut.bat’ couldn’t be started. Starting application timed out after 10s. Could not hook into the AUT. You may have to exit the AUT manually.
The application is being started from a batch file (
.bat). This is is supported in Squish for Windows, but prior to Squish 4.1, such batch files must be explicitly executed by the Windows shell (