Important: We recommend that a database administrator or person with general knowledge of database administration performs the database
setup and configuration.
Silk Test Workbench stores and accesses test assets stored in a database configured for use with
Silk Test Workbench. This section describes how to configure the following SQL Server databases to use as a
Silk Test Workbench database.
For information about new features, supported platforms, and tested versions, refer to the
SQL Server Requirements
A SQL Server database configured for use with
Silk Test Workbench has the following requirements:
- Each computer running
Silk Test Workbench must be able to access the computer where the SQL Server database resides and have a new data source configured.
Silk Test Workbench must be installed on all computers accessing the database.
Silk Test Workbench database connection file must be configured to point to the SQL Server database.
- The user that is used to connect to the SQL Server database must have the
VIEW_SERVER_STATE permission on the database.
Note: Silk Test cannot use 64-bit DSNs. You can review the default DSNs and ODBC drivers for 64-bit machines using the WOW64 tools, which
are located at
For additional information about maintaining a
Silk Test Workbench database, refer to the
Silk Test Workbench Help.