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Interfacing with Redmine


#1

Hi

We’ve set up our TestRail to interface with Redmine - so far that simply means when we fail a test, we can “Add” a bug which opens a Redmine tracker issue page for population.

Question 1: I’m not sure what the “Push” option does, although the number of fields available are much less - can you explain please?

Quesiton 2: What other ways of interfacing with Redmine are available? For example, is there a way to link a atest to a User Story, via a test case?

Thanks
Sarah


#2

Hello Sarah,

Thanks for your posting. The Push feature basically allows you to add a new issue to Redmine directly from TestRail’s user interface:

http://www.gurock.com/testrail/redmine-test-management.i.html
http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-integration/tools-redmine

The Push integration can be configured as follows:

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-integration/defects-plugins?&#configuring_the_integration

To integrate with User Stories, you can use the References features (which basically allows you to add one or more references/requirements/user stories to your test cases):

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-integration/references-introduction

I hope this helps and please let me know in case you have any further questions.

Regards,
Tobias


#3

Hi

Well our very clever system administrator here has figured it all out for the Push feature, and now we can create new bugs with the test reference, and a hyperlink on the Test Run to Redmine. This is really good!

Next thing is to integrate with User Stories…

Sarah


#4

Thanks for the update, Sarah. Great to hear that it works now. Please let me know in case you have any further questions.

Regards,
Tobias


#5

OK - our system administrator has now set it up so we can input defect numbers or user stories IDs from Redmine and it creates URL’s to navigate between the 2 systems. Brilliant :slight_smile:

My developer team colleagues are very impressed with TestRail (they didn’t like the other test tool we used to use.)

Regards
Sarah