Power-shell script to find test points for a particular suite/config

One of my customer is running into an issue while customizing his BDT workflow and to debug the issue, I have just now created a power-shell script which lists down the test points belonging to a particular suite/configuration. Since I have not seen any power-shell script on this till now (probably because of the issue…

0

How to configure test controller with tfspreview?

Here are the steps which I typically do to configure the test controller with tfspreview. – Install 2012 RTM Test Controller. – Launch test controller configuration tool and point it to my tfspreview.com account (http://blah.tfspreview.com) – Specify the lab service account so that MTM as well as test agents can use this account to talk…

4

Link environment snapshot to an automated test case failure?

In Visual Studio 2010, if you are executing manual tests on a virtual lab environment, then you are provided an option to take snapshot of the environment as mentioned here. These snapshots (or the link to snapshot) gets attached to the manual test case result and/or the bugs (work item) automatically and no explicit gesture…

0

How to debug the tests failed on the virtual environment?

In this post, I will talk about how I normally debug the automated tests failure on a virtual lab environment. 1. Most of our automated test cases are executed as part of the end-to-end workflow. So I first check the build summary to find out how many test passed/failed. In the example below, it is…

2

How to enable test agent logs

Here are the steps which you should perform to enable test agent logs. 1. Go to your test agent installation directory (typically it is something like C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\). 2. Open the agent service configuration file (QTAgentService.exe.config) and change the trace level to 4 and enable the trace listener as shown below:  …

6

Test run remains in “Waiting for test controller” state for ever

In this article, I wanted to share what you should do if you have queued an automated test run on a test controller and its remain in "waiting for test controller” state for quite some time (as shown below).  Before we go to the trouble shooting steps, let us spend sometime understanding what happens when…

14

How to enable test controller logs

Here are the steps which you should perform to enable test controller logs. 1. Go to your test controller installation directory (typically it is something like C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\). 2. Open the controller configuration file (QTController.exe.config) and change the trace level to 4 and enable the trace listener as shown below:   <system.diagnostics>   …

8

How to create ‘testing enabled’ lab environment

In this post, I plan to talk about how you can create ‘testing enabled’ lab environment. I am assuming that you have already configured lab management and have a ‘lab ready virtual machine’ in your SCVMM library, but if you have not done any of that, please do that as mentioned in the first 2…

0