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Close test run with failures?


Hi, My team and I have been closing test runs that contain test cases with status “Failure”, is this a bad practice? We are using big milestones and closing test runs like that make it look like the project is not going well.

Should we mark the test cases as “Accepted failure” before closing them?

I’m looking for new suggestions to improve the milestones archive.

Thank you.


Going to largely depend on your company. I will do it but I know I will be retesting the product couple more times before it goes to UAT or if it is a late test then a decision made if the failure was low risk but that discussion is outside of TR.

Additionally - TR is used by QA just about exclusively since we a re a really small group . We do not do extensive reporting to managers outside of our development manager.