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TestRail 2.6 released


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Hello,

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of TestRail 2.6! The new version introduces many smaller features such user variables to easily implement a user mapping between TestRail and defect trackers, new expected/actual result options for the Steps custom fields, security features such as password policies or IP restrictions, new methods for the mini API and lots of other features and changes.

What’s new in TestRail 2.6
Please see below for the changes of this version.

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[
]Added: Support for separate Expected Result option for Steps custom field (test cases & test results)[/]
[
]Added: Support for separate Actual Result option for Steps custom field (test results)[/]
[
]Added: User variables & settings to support a custom configuration for defect plugins per user (for example, to use a separate login & password for each user)[/]
[
]Added: Progress column for test grids showing the user who is currently working on a test[/]
[
]Added: Popup/dialog that shows the in-progress tests for the current user (when clicking the new link next to the user name at the top of the page)[/]
[
]Added: Support for password policies to ensure strong passwords[/]
[
]Added: Support for login rate limits[/]
[
]Added: Support for limiting access to certain IP/network addresses[/]
[
]Added: Option in site settings to disable Forgot Password feature (on new Security tab)[/]
[
]Added: Option in site settings to disable Invite User feature (on new Security tab)[/]
[
]Added: Option in site settings to configure the pagination limit for test suites, test runs and todos[/]
[
]Added: Show a list of projects on integration page which have their own integration options configured (and override the global settings)[/]
[
]Added: Restore current tab position on site settings form[/]
[
]Added: Restore current tab position on projects form[/]
[
]Added: Support for loading languages/translations from the custom directory (which also adds support for custom translations to TestRail Hosted)
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[
]Added: Support for closing test runs via the mini API (close_run)[/]
[
]Added: Support for closing test plans via the mini API (close_plan)[/]
[
]Added: Support for custom case selection for runs in mini API (via add_run)[/]
[
]Added: Hint to test case form with a link to the documentation on how to configure separate test steps[/*]
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[
]Changed: Moved integration settings to own page in administration area[/]
[
]Changed: Reworked test timer into progress feature to keep track of which tests are currently being executed[/]
[
]Changed: Improved logging for HTTP client requests (e.g. in defect plugins)[/]
[
]Changed: When editing a test plan, respect Assigned To field also for existing test runs (for not-yet-assigned tests)[/]
[
]Changed: Improved readability of test/case tables by increasing padding slightly[/]
[
]Changed: Move test cases operation now requires delete permissions for source test suite (was add/edit previoulsy)[/*]
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[
]Fixed: Editing a test result or test comment may freeze the UI due to a JavaScript error (IE only)[/]
[
]Fixed: HTTP HEAD requests result in 404 responses (now correctly return 200 when successful)[/]
[
]Fixed: add_plan mini API call may accept invalid suite IDs (which reference internal test suite copies only and no real test suites)[/*]
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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://docs.gurock.com/testrail-admin/installation-upgrading/

Please take the time to make a backup of your current installation before upgrading to the new version.

Regards,
Tobias