Test Runs Module Fields

This section describes the Test Runs module fields.

To access

On the ALM sidebar, under Testing, select Test Runs.

Important information

The Test Runs tab is available in all editions, but the Test Set Runs and Build Verification Suite Runs tabs are available only for ALM Edition. Some of the fields below are available only in the Test Set Runs and Build Verification Suite Runs tabs.

See also

Test Runs Module Window

The fields are described below:

UI Element (A - Z) Description
Build verification suite name The name of the build verification suite.
Completed Successfully Indicates whether the selected run completed with a status of Passed.
Configuration: Name The name of the test configuration allocated to the selected test run.
Draft Run

Indicates whether the selected test run is a draft run. For details, see Draft Runs.

Default value: N

Duration

The test run time, in seconds.

Note: You should not manually edit this field.

End Date

The end date of the run.

Note: You should not manually edit this field.

Environment

The default environment on which the tests in the test set run. Environments are a combination of operating systems, browsers, and so on, on which you test the application.

Exec Date

The date on which the test was last executed.

Exec Time

The time the test was last executed.

External Build / Version Number

Indicates unique identifier for the imported test runs. For example, a build number of the application that was tested.

Available for: EXTERNAL-TEST test type

External Results Network Path

Indicates the network path where additional test data is stored (for example, attachments).

Available for: EXTERNAL-TEST test type

Host

The name of the machine on which a test run was executed.

Iterations Status

Business Process Testing:

In the Manual Runner dialog box: A rich text field in which you can enter comments about the status of each iteration.

In the Test Instance Details dialog box: The statuses of the test iterations in a bar format. The bar is divided into colors that represent the statuses of the runs and the number represents the number of iterations with each status.

Legend:

  • Passed. Green

  • Failed. Red

  • Blocked. White

  • Not Completed. Purple

  • No Run. Orange

  • N/A. Yellow

See also: Legend 

Jenkins Job Name

The name of the Jenkins job uploaded that uploaded the run results to ALM.

Available for: EXTERNAL-TEST test type

Jenkins Run Results URL

The URL for displaying the build from Jenkins.

Available for: EXTERNAL-TEST test type

Run ID

A unique numeric ID for the run, assigned automatically by ALM. This number is automatically generated by the system when the run starts executing.

You can click on the Run ID field in the Execution Report grid to navigate to the test instance run in the Test Runs tab.

Run Name

The name of the test run. Fast_run indicates that ALM created this run when a user changed the Status field of the test instance manually without running the test.

The icon displayed indicates one of the following:

Start time

The start time of the run.

Note: You should not manually edit this field.

State

Indicates progress of a run. Possible values are: Initializing, Running, Stopping, Run Failure, Finished. This is a read-only field.

Status (for a test instance, test set, or build verification suite run)

Indicates execution status of a test instance, test set, or build verification suite run. Execution status can be one of the following:

  • Blocked. One or more steps cannot run. For example, the test is running on a remote machine but cannot continue due to some environmental failure, such as network problems or hardware failure.

  • Failed. One or more steps in the run failed, and none have the status Blocked.

  • N/A. The current status is not applicable. No steps exist, or a step has an execution status of N/A.

  • No Run. No steps have been run.

  • Not Completed. One or more steps were not completed or not run, and none have the status Blocked or Failed.

  • Passed. The run was successful. All the steps have an execution status of Passed.

Test Set

The name of the test set.

Test Set: Name The name of the test set associated with the selected test run.
Test: Test Name The name of the test associated with the selected test run.
Tester

The username of the person running the test.