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TestSuites or Repository


#1

I’d like to know your recommendations on how organize testcases.

Since version 5.2 has been launched, a new project by default is set to : Single repository, and it’s marked as “Recommended”.

But in your online documentation (http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-userguide/userguide-gettingstarted#test_cases_and_suites) you still recommend testsuites…

Can you explain, please what are the limitations of each model, and when should we choose one or the other.

Thanks,


#2

Hi Fred,

Thanks for your posting. The documentation/getting started guide is a bit dated and we recommend using a single suite/repository in almost all cases. A single repository became the default mode for new projects with TR 4.0 and this makes it much easier to create test runs/plans and reports for the entire case repository. You can still group and organize cases the way you want but you would just use sections and sub-sections instead of test suites. You can compare this to how files and folders are organized on disk and you would use sections/sub-sections (folder) to group/organize your cases (files).

Cheers,
Tobias


#3

Ok got it!
Thanks for your information.

best regard,
Fred


#4

You are welcome, Fred :slight_smile: Let me know in case anything else comes up, happy to help.

Cheers,
Tobias


#5

That answer my question as well as I am building my team’s structure - thank you :slight_smile: