Though performance testing has many advantages, it has some disadvantages also in the field Below are the drawbacks of Automation testing :
• Test scripts are to be written on automation and proficiency is required to do so.
• Debugging the test scripts.
• If the test script have to test more screens maintenance of the test data files is difficult.
• Maintenance of test data becomes little bit costly in playback methods. Suppose a minor change is occurred in Graphic User Interface (GUI), the only solution is the rerecording of the test script or replacing the new test script.
Automation testing includes both advantages and disadvantages. Some of the disadvantages cause damage eventually to break the benefit gained from the automated scripts. Automation testing consists of both positives and negatives, it is taken and used all over the world because of the pros including it.