Report and track product defects

When you develop application, defect reporting, monitoring, and fixing is critical. In ALM Octane, report and fix defects in many places.

Report defects

You reports defects in many places.

To report defects:

Where How
In the Backlog, Quality, or Defects module

In the toolbar, the dropdown arrow next to the Add button + and select Defect.

If you select an item in the Backlog tree, ALM Octane enters the selected item in the Epic or Feature field. If you leave either field value blank, ALM Octane assigns the defect to the Backlog feature.

Inside a user story or a test (after the test run)

In the Details tab of a user story, quality story, or test, click the Report Defect button .

ALM Octane associates the defect with the feature of the current item.

While running a manual test

Click and then Add new defect.

In the Failure Analysis tab of a pipeline's latest run

If the pipeline's latest run includes failed tests, in the Pipielines module open the pipeline run and select the Failure Analysis tab.

  1. Select one or more automated test runs.

  2. Click Report Defect.

ALM Octane links the new defect to the selected runs and contains a link to the Failure Analysis page of the relevant pipeline run.

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Track and analyze defects

Watch defects like any Backlog item:

  • Add filters to view relevant defects.

  • Track defect progress in the Dashboard Module or the Overview tab.

  • Connect defects with features, user stories, or application modules.

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