SuiTest plugin - It's not possible to create an issue type Test Case


I have installed new Jira 6.2. Clear instance without any other plugins, it's just for my testing purposes. I have installed there SuiTest. Our team is thinking about this test management tool.

I have created a new project of project type Test Management with SuiTest and left standard configuration.

Then I created a new issue as issue type Test Plan. Under this test plan I want to create test cases with option Create Sub-task. I filled in all parameters but when I clicked on the button Create nothing happened. The issue type test case I cannot create. What is the reason?

So I tried to do it in a different way. Under the test plan I created a sub-task of issue type Sub-task. It was OK. Then I wanted to change the issue type from Sub-task to Test Case.
But it's not possible I got an error •An Exception occurred validating the fields: java.lang.ClassCastException: com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueImpl cannot be cast to java.lang.String. See the attachment.

Thank you,

Roman Bliznak

1 answer


Safe way is to use TC Template CF to add test cases to plan. It should be visible on your Test Plan create screen.

Hi Łukasz,

thanks, it helped.

I have another question about SuiTest plugin. In the test case issue type is a special field Steps which is composed of fields Action, Input, Expected Result and Status. Is this field searchable with JQL? Seems to me that not or it's a matter of configuration?

Thank you,
Roman Bliznak

Steps field is designed to store big amount of text data (like Description). It is not searchable and won't be in future because it may have significant impact on search engine performance.

What is your case? Why do you want to search over Steps?

We have several hundreds of test cases and we often need to seek in the test case body because not everything is contained in the Summary field, e.g. we need to look for all test cases where acts a specific user etc.

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