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Feature request: Assign tests to user groups


#1

It would be advantageous to be able to assign each test to a group of users. The test manager may require a test be done by one of several users. It doesn’t matter which user from a group performs the test and any member of that group may perform the test. This would allow a project to have many testers who can work as a team, each performing some of the tests assigned to their group and would reduce the burden on the test manager to allocate each test to a specific user on each run.

This feature may also reduce the risk of an administrator creating generic users and allowing each person to log in under the same account which seems to be the only way to provide this feature currently. Such an approach loses tracking of who did what and I believe contradicts (or at least challenges) the software license (and we wouldn’t want to pay you less than you deserve ;)).


#2

Hello Brian,

Thanks for your posting. Yes, this is already on our list of things to look into. TestRail 3.1 introduced support for groups (mainly for managing permissions) and this may be a good fit for assigning a test to a list of users as well.

Regards,
Tobias


#3

Hello, I was just going to open a new topic on this. We have a project where the users are spread out across the State of Oregon and we would like all of them to test the same thing. Without the ability to assign multiple users to one test run means that I will have to create a LOT of test runs in order to properly test our application. Is there any word on if this is going to happen??

Sande


#4

Hi Sande,

I agree, this would be an excellent feature to have and could be useful for others as well. I will add your vote to this feature request which helps us prioritize internally, but we do not currently have a target date for this feature release.