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TestRail 2.1 released


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Hello,

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of TestRail 2.1! This version introduces support for time forecasts and progress pages for runs, plans and milestones, external references for test cases and a lot more.

See the announcement on our blog

What’s new in TestRail 2.1
Please see below for the changes of this version.

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]Added: Added time forecasting algorithm and calculation to background task[/]
[
]Added: Progress pages for test runs, plans and milestones including forecasts and burn down chart[/]
[
]Added: Activity page for test plans[/]
[
]Added: Show estimates and estimate forecasts for test suites[/]
[
]Added: Action to highlight test cases without estimates on test suite page[/]
[
]Added: Support for external references for test cases in order to link cases to external requirements, user stories or use cases (similar to defects for tests and test results)[/]
[
]Added: Print support for milestones[/]
[
]Added: Export support (xml, excel and csv) for milestones[/]
[
]Added: Next/previous actions for test cases to jump to the next/previous test case in the same suite[/]
[
]Added: Support for formal notation for time span input fields (e.g. elapsed or estimate) as in h:m or h:m:s[/]
[
]Added: Support for specifying the query string as GET parameter (as in index.php?/search/index/1&q=some string) for the search feature[/]
[
]Added: Support for defects, version (tests) and references (test cases) fields in search[/*]
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[
]Changed: Improved performance for bigger installations with many users and/or data[/]
[
]Changed: Suite selection now uses a combo box instead of displaying all suites in the sidebar when adding/editing a test plan (scales better for projects with many suites)[/]
[
]Changed: Session cookie is now only valid for the length of the web browser session[/]
[
]Changed: Improved session handling and performance (avoid unneeded database updates)[/]
[
]Changed: Optimized sidebars for space and readability[/]
[
]Changed: Improved design and readability of line charts[/]
[
]Changed: Show activity for completed test runs/plans and milestones only up to completion date, not until today[/]
[
]Changed: Use 200 OK HTTP status for the error pages instead of 500 because IIS may show its own custom error pages otherwise and hides TestRail’s error details and error submit form[/]
[
]Changed: Added TestRail’s version number to error page/report[/]
[
]Changed: Updated defect integration help topic for YouTrack[/*]
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[
]Fixed: Redirects (after saving a test case, e.g.) may result in an incorrect url (wrong port, e.g.)[/]
[
]Fixed: Do not update owner/assigned user for existing runs when editing a test plan (overrides manual assignments otherwise)[/]
[
]Fixed: A function-not-found error while displaying a message about a reached license limit when trying to add a new user[/]
[
]Fixed: Copying a section may not necessarily copy the test cases in the right order[/*]
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Getting the new version
A 30-day fully functional trial version of TestRail can be requested here (hosted on our servers or as download to install on your own server):

http://www.gurock.com/testrail/trial/

If you want to order TestRail, you can do so directly in our online shop:

http://www.gurock.com/order/

Registered customers can download the full version from our customer portal:

http://www.gurock.com/go/portal/

Updating to the new version
As usual, you can update to the new version by installing it over your existing TestRail installation (there’s no need to uninstall your existing installation). The database upgrade wizard is automatically started when you access TestRail with your web browser. Please see the update instructions for details:

http://www.gurock.com/support/docs/testrail/admin/installation-upgrading.html

Regards,
Dennis