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Steps to use Testlink – Test Management Tool

Steps to use Testlink – Test Management Tool

To know about Testlink and to install Testlink on your own machine; click on  the below URL contains Testlink use and how to setup/Install Testlink Test Management tool in your windows machine::

Below I have written basic steps which should get followed for every project. Following these steps you can easily learn Testlink test management tool.

Step 1-Create Test Project: Go to “Test Project Management” menu of dashboard. In this input the name of project and description about project. Then click on “Create” button.

>> You can “Edit” the details and “Delete” the project. For that just go to “desktop” menu at top of page. Select “test Project Management” menu. It will look like given in image below:

Step 2-User Management: For this go to the “User/Roles” menu at top of page. In this “create” users by filling all information and click on “Save” button.

>> To assign role to created user; Go to “Assign Test Project Roles” and select user role that you want assign to the respective user.

Step 3-Requirement specification: Go to “Requirement Specification” menu of dashboard and here you can create, Import and Export the requirement of the project. (Create requirement specification and after that create requirements)

Step 4-Test Specification: Go to test specification menu from dashboard. First we need to create test suite. Input name of test suit and description about test suite and then click on “create” button.

>> After creating test cases, we can add steps under each test case just by click on “Create Step” button and then save it.

Step 5-Assign Requirements: Go to “assign requirement” from dashboard, Select test cases from the left panel and after that select respective requirement specification document, check the available requirement and then click on “Assign” button.

Step 6-Create and active test plan: Go to “Test plan management” menu from dashboard. Click on create button to create test plan. Here input name and description of test plan and make it active by selecting active checkbox and click on “Create” button.

Step 7-Add test cases to test plan: Go to “Test specification” menu from dashboard, select test cases that you want to add to the test plan, click on “add to test plan” button.

Step 8-Create Specific build for release: Go to “Builds/ Milestone” from dashboard, click on Create button. Input the name of build, Description, Release Date and then click on “Create” button.

Step 9-Assign test cases execution: This is used to assign test cases to tester for execution. Go to “Assign test case execution” from dashboard.

Step 10-Execute test cases: Go to “Execute test cases” menu from dashboard. Select “Execute Test case”. Select test cases which you are going to execute and depending on status of test cases change its status as (Not run, Passed, Failed, Blocked).

===> After execution the left navigator panel will look like:

Here the first number indicate that “Not Run”, second is “Passed”, third is “Failed” and fourth is “Blocked”

Step 11-Report Generation: Go to “Test Reports” menu from top panel. Here you can see different test reports format. I have shown one graphical format in image shown below.