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Generic tests from automated code (Xray) updated cases not considered Edited

When uploading the junit xml test results against the already created generic tests for automated test cases, only the initial uploaded generic test cases are mapped always. Any updates to the generic test cases creates new tests and not updating the existing (even though the generic definitions are the same)

Creating Generic Tests in bulk from automated code base:

  • Tests uploaded to JIRA using "Import issues from CSV" (Test Sets are defined also)
  • Generic test cases are created as expected with keys and unique "Generic Test Definitions" and assigned to the Test Sets
key     Generic Test Definitions
T01     Test01.config01
T02     Test01.config02
T03     Test01.config03

Updating / Amending the Generic tests and re-uploading creates new test cases 

key     Generic Test Definitions
T04     Test01.config01
T05     Test01.config02
T06     Test01.config03
T07     Test01.config04 <- newly added

 Further upload of test execution results always points to T01, T02,T03 and not to T04,T05,T06


What is the recommended approach to amend / update the generic test definitions? 

1 answer

Hi @Srinivasan Anantharaman 

Which Xray are you using? Server or Cloud?

And which method are you using, REST API or CSV Importer?

If you are using REST API, Xray does identify the Test cases, by the Test Definition, and only creates new ones if the user uploading the information is unable to view the existing issues.

If you are using CSV Importer, to update it identifies by the issue Key, so if you are using this method, the only thing that matters is the issue key. It is necessary to map the issue key during import so that it does update and does not create new ones.

If you need additional help, please contact the Xray Support ( ) so that we can request additional information and help further.

Kind regards,
Rogério Paiva [Xray Support Team]

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