Enabling Cache for Netscape
Notes on Using Netscape Navigator 4.x
Enabling Cache for Netscape 4.x Recording and Playback
To record or playback on Netscape Navigator 4.x, make sure that the cache is turned
on both for the server that is hosting the Web pages or applications you are testing
and for the client. If caching is not enabled for both, recording does not work. Your
server may refer to cache as security or some other terminology. Refer to your server
documentation for details on how to enable the cache.
Because of this cache requirement, you cannot use Netscape 4.x to test secured Web
sites (HTTPS). You must use Netscape 4.7x to test secured web pages.
It is also a good idea to make sure the cache is enabled on your browser. It is enabled
by default. To specifically enable the cache:
1. Start Netscape and click Edit > Preferences.
2. Expand the Advanced category and select Cache.
When cache is enabled, the Preferences: Cache dialog box displays values greater
than 0 for Memory Cache and Disk Cache. The Preferences: Cache dialog box
has the following default settings:
Memory Cache: 1024 KBytes
Disk Cache: 7680 KBytes
Disk Cache Folder: Should point to your user profile directory in the directory
where you installed Netscape.
To disable the cache, set the Memory Cache and the Disk Cache to 0.
Configuring Robot for Netscape 4.x Playback
In Step 1, make sure that the HTML-Navigator 4.x extension is selected.
In Step 3, select Netscape Navigator 4.x.
NOTE: Enabling cache is not required for Netscape 4.7x recording and playback.