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Case Fields "Scheduled for deletion/installation"


I deleted and added a few fields, however, next to each field is a constant status bar with the message “This custom field is scheduled for deletion/installation.” This has been going on for 30 minutes now.

Any ideas on how to remediate this?

Thank you.


Hi Zain,

Thanks for your posting. Do you still see this behavior? Once your database has reached a certain size, custom fields are added in the background by TestRail’s background task. Depending on the database size, adding a field can take a few minutes up to a few hours but fields are eventually added by the task and the field status is then updated accordingly. If you are on TestRail Server, please make sure that the background task is actually running:



Looks like I had to wait ~45 minutes for the changes to take hold.

I’m still experiencing the wait time, but can now plan around it.