If you are looking for an advanced test management tool instead of Testlink, I have found an outstanding solution from Gurock Software. Unlike TestLink, this is not a freeware. But, it has all the features that you expect from a test management tool. TestRail is a web-based test case management tool which enables monitoring, evaluating and organising software testing efforts. In this article, I would like to discuss few main features, benefits and basic components of TestRail.
TestRail Dashboard view enables users to have an overview of their projects. ToDos, Project milestones, Recent Activities and Graphical Interpretation of Test runs are the key features.
Note: for more information about ToDo and Milestone, see below sections "Milestone" and "ToDo"
Users are allowed to create testcases and testsuits. Key features of TestRail – Test Cases section are,
Hint: In a section (Testsuit), group testcases by application modules or functional areas, not by product version or testing types.
Test Runs and Results section helps users to perform a test run prior to a software release and obtain the test result. Key features of TestRail – Test Runs and Results section are,
Add Test Run
Execute Test Run and Result
Add Test Plan
TestRail allows administrators to integrate an issue tracking tool (e.g. JIRA). After integration is done “Test runs and Results” section allows users to,
Also, the ‘References’ section under “Test Cases” section allows users to,
User can use milestone to separate releases
User can set a start and end date to a milestone
Hope you learnt something new and useful by reading this post! Stay tuned for more QA related blog posts.
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