Join 34,000+ subscribers and receive articles from our
blog about software quality, testing, QA and security.

TestRail 3.1 released


#1

Hello,

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of TestRail 3.1! The new version introduces support for user groups, mass-add for users, improved test plan and configuration support and much more.

What’s new in TestRail 3.1
Please see below for the changes of this version.

[list=]
[
]Added: User groups for controlling access to projects for groups of users[/]
[
]Added: Mass-add for users in administration area under Users & Role to quickly add multiple users in one step[/]
[
]Added: Support for separate settings (e.g. test case selection, assignee) for each test run configuration for test plans[/]
[
]Added: Configuration support for add_plan/add_plan_entry API methods including overrides for test case selection and assignee (API v2)[/]
[
]Added: New get_configs API method for getting the configurations for a project (API v2)[/]
[
]Added: New add_results/add_results_for_cases API methods for adding multiple test results in one step (API v2)[/]
[
]Added: Support for PHP 5.5[/]
[
]Added: Support for template for description field of defect plugins[/]
[
]Added: Support for changing the grouping/ordering of test runs and plans on test run overview[/]
[
]Added: Add To/Remove From actions for filter on test case selection dialog (on test run/plan pages) [/]
[
]Added: All/any option for filter on test case selection dialog (on test run/plan forms)[/]
[
]Added: All/any option for filter on test run selection dialog (on various report forms)[/]
[
]Added: Info box and link to documentation on Users & Roles page in administration area[/]
[
]Added: Placeholder example about the expected input format for the options of various custom fields (in the administration area when adding/editing a custom field)[/]
[
]Added: Support for ‘rows’ option for text fields in defect plugin configuration (Jira_REST defect plugin)[/]
[
]Added: Extensive logging to XML import feature to make it easier to troubleshoot issues[/]
[
]Added: Display total case count for entire project on Test Suites & Cases overview page (sidebar)[/*]
[/list]

[list=]
[
]Changed: Moved integrated help (via help menu in the upper right of TestRail) to docs.gurock.com and improved/updated several topics[/]
[
]Changed: Minimum PHP version to use TestRail is now 5.2.4[/]
[
]Changed: Project selection for custom field options now uses a more user-friendly checkbox list control[/]
[
]Changed: Improved performance of permissions check for installations with many projects[/]
[
]Changed: Increased number of rows (height) for description field (for all defect plugins)[/]
[
]Changed: Increased width/height of review dialog on test plan form[/]
[
]Changed: Display warning/info messages on report overview (in case the background task is not installed) and integration page (if projects override global settings) more prominently now[/*]
[/list]

[list=]
[
]Fixed: Url for test suites returned as part of API responses is incorrect (API v2)[/*]
[/list]

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
All accounts of TestRail Hosted already use the new version.

If you are using the download version of TestRail, you can update to the new version as usual 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