JIra Capture : can different users work on different test sessions at same time ?

From the dcumentation https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CAPTURE/Working+with+Sessions#WorkingwithSessions-AssigningSessions, "For each user, only one session can be active at one time."

So, I get that only one test session can be active on the user browser.

But what if I want to start several test sessions, dispatched to different users ?

It seems that only one test session is active in the whole system, which I consider as a limitation.

I define 2 test sessions, A & B, I ask Bob and Jim to work on A, while I ask Sarah and Cindy to work on B, at the same time.

It seems it is impossible to do this, because I can't start two sessions ! starting a second one pauses the first one.

So how can I have my teammates split into 2 groups, each of them working on two different sessions ?

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Hi Jean-Sébastien,

Did you try to start the different sessions or did your team mates start the sessions?

Best regards,


Hi Peter, thanks for answering :)

I did try to start the different sessions. I start the first one, then when start the second one, the first one automatically switch to paused.

You as a user can only start one session at a time, so that's normal.

In your example you should let Bob start test session A and Sarah test session B.

Then Jim and Cindy can join in.

That should normally work.

Best regards,


All right Peter, I will play with that :)

thanks again !

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