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Manually Filtering Protocols

Recording Sessions
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You can specify the protocols to be included in either of the following ways:
Automatically, by selecting Auto Filtering in the Generator Filtering tab of the
Session Record Options dialog box.
Manually, by selecting Manual Filtering in the Generator Filtering tab. If you
select this check box, Robot displays the Manual Filtering dialog box during
script generation, immediately after recording.
Automatically Filtering Protocols
If Auto Filtering is selected, Robot automatically filters protocols based on the
protocols selected in the Generator Filtering tab. Robot lists the protocols that are
available for capture in the Available Protocols section. When you move protocols to
the Selected Protocols section, they are included in your script.
Auto Filtering is the only filtering choice for API extensions and custom recorder
filter adapters.
Manually Filtering Protocols
The Manual Filtering dialog box lists in a hierarchical tree the connections that
Robot detected during the recording session. In this dialog box, a connection has
three parts:
The name or IP address of a client
The name or IP address of the server that communicated with the client during
the connection
The protocol of the captured requests and responses issued during the
connection
Use this dialog box to select the protocols to include in the script. You select the
protocols to include by adding and removing the connections listed in the dialog box.
Because you are selecting protocols within the context of a connection, select
protocols in one or more of these ways:
The protocol used in all the connections to a particular server
The protocols used in all the connections from a particular client
A particular protocol name, regardless of the clients and servers that use it
NOTE: Manual Filtering is not available for API extensions and custom recorder
filter adapters.