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11.2. Two-way Integration with JIRA (OnDemand)

Add-on Installation

You can easily add Test Collab add-on to your JIRA OnDemand instance by following these steps : 



Setting up Test Collab API key


To set up key to make calls to Test Collab API, one needs to follow these steps:

How to know Test Collab user's API Key

Being logged into Test Collab, navigate to your profile. On profile page, you will find your API key, that can be used to access Test Collab.




After setting up Test Collab add-on and user API key, you can start performing test case management related tasks.

If you are logged in as an administrator of JIRA application and also you have provided the API key for a Test Collab user who can act as an administrator, then you can enable "Test Collab" integration for a JIRA project and use an existing Test Collab project, for this switch to project settings page and select "Test Collab" option. 


Non Administrative Tasks

Please note that all the tasks that have been described below can be performed on the basis of role that has been assigned to the user whose API key is used, for the Test Collab project linked with the current JIRA project.

Once Test Collab is enabled for a JIRA project, you will be able to perform all other test case management tasks. For this you can either use an existing JIRA issue or create a new one.

Once an issue is created or selected, you will see a new section (tab) with title "Test Cases" below issue details that will allow you to manage the linked Test Collab test cases, this section gives you option to either add new test case in Test Collab and link it automatically to JIRA issue, or link existing test cases.

If you are a Test Collab user who is assigned a role that permits to edit test cases in a project, then you can link existing testcases under that Test Collab project.

When you click on "Link Existing", a popup would come up and that will list all test suites that are present in linked Test Collab project.

You can expand individual test suite to select specific test cases  

If you have selected the entire suite(s), all their related test cases will automatically get linked with JIRA issue.Otherwise individually selected test cases will be linked.

If you opt to add a new test case then you will get a popup to enter the details of new test case, the interface would be similar to the add page you see in Test Collab.

After saving, the new test case will be introduced in Test Collab application and will be automatically linked with the JIRA issue.

When one or more cases are linked with the JIRA issue, for each linked case you will get options like edit, unlink and delete. 

Opting to edit will popup the related form. Unlink will remove the test case from the list of linked test cases.

Deleting apart from unlinking from JIRA, will delete the test case from Test Collab instance as well.

Assigning Test Cases to Testers for Execution

Opting to "Create Execution", after selecting one or more linked test cases, will popup a window to first let you create a new Test Collab test execution and then assign the execution to the users who have the role in Test Collab project that allows them to execute a test.

Creating a New Test Execution 




Please note that two-way integration is supported only on Test Collab version 1.3.4 and higher.

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