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Programmatic addition of custom fields


#1

We have a variety of custom fields setup in our TestRail deployment. We need to bring up another instance of our deployment for a new project that will use the same customizations. Is there a way to export and import customizations or do I have to manually recreate them?


#2

Hello!

Thanks for your posting. Do you plan to set up a completely new TestRail instance/installation or just add another project? I’m asking as adding just another project in the same instance would usually be sufficient/recommended in this case. You can also control access to this project as needed and give/deny access for select users or user groups:

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-userguide/howto-permissions

If you prefer a separate instance, you would need to apply the customizations manually but the full list of field customizations can be found on the Administration > Customizations page. Please note that a separate instance would also require a separate license or subscription for all users you add to the new instance.

Cheers,
Tobias