Using Recovery Scenarios you can instruct QTP to recover from unexpected events and errors that occur in your Testing environment during a run session.

Recovery scenario become crucial for large tests, which run unattended and are paused until recovery operation, is performed increasing the test execution time.

There are 6 steps involved in creating a recovery scenario

Step 1) In QTP , Select Resources > Recovery Scenario Manager .Create new Scenario

Step 2) Specify the Trigger Event.  A Trigger Event is an event that interrupts your run session

Step 3) Specify the  Recovery Operation which is the corrective action you take when trigger happens

Step 4) Specify Post-recovery test run options which specify how to continue the run session after Quick Test  Professional has identified the event and performed all of the specified recovery operations.

Step 5) Check and verify Summary  of the scenario you created.

Step 6) Add Recovery Scenario to your test using  File > Settings > Recovery. The test results window show the details of the recovery scenario

Following video explains the steps in detail

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Use can also use statements

  • On Error Resume Next :
  • On Error Go to 0 :

to handle errors in your script