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Create a test case in TestRail

TestRail is a web-based test case management tool that allows team members to enter test cases, organize test suites, execute test runs, and track their results through a web interface that runs on a cloud instance that Platform provides. This page will help guide you in creating an individual test case in TestRail.

To create a test case in TestRail, follow the steps below:

Before you begin

Verify that you’re logged into the DSVA Platform TestRail instance.

Creating a test case in TestRail

  1. Navigate to your project by selecting it from the Dashboard.

  2. Select Add from the Actions panel on the right side of the screen.

    Actions panel in TestRail

    Actions panel

  3. Enter a Title for your test case that describes the user story that’s being verified as well as the expected outcome. For example, "Verify that an authenticated user is presented a "My Profile" link".

The Test Case(Text) template is selected by default and allows you to enter test case steps into a single free text field. The Test Case(Steps) template allows you to enter test steps and the expected outcome for each step into discrete text boxes.

Test Case Text template in TestRail

Test Case (Text) template

Test Case Steps template in TestRail

Test Case (Steps) template

4. Complete all fields accurately. This will improve searchability and the incorporation of test cases into test plans.

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