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Xray Cloud how to find tests without test execution

We have a strutucte with test plan, linked to test executions, and linked to test sets. Test cases are added to one or several test sets, test sets are then added to test executions. There are several testers creating test cases, so we want to be able to double check that all test cases are added to at least one test execution.


Is there a way to create a filter to find that information when using Xray Cloud?


Thanks in advance for any help on the topic.

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@Rogério Paiva - Xray Xporter  

Do you know whether this feature is gonna to be implemented at all in XRay Cloud?



Thank you.

Hi @Maksym_Kuchuran 

We didn't develop this due to the architecture of Jira Cloud, where Jira is running on one Server, and Xray (like any other app) runs on another server.

Since Jira and Xray don't share a common database, it is not technically possible to implement this feature.

If the architecture changes in the future, it might be possible, but currently, it is not.

It is necessary to resort to the reports to get the information; in this case, you can use the Test Run List report.

Thank you.

Kind regards,
Rogério Paiva [Xray Support Team]

A small tweak in the above query. We can also directly use the TestExecution number.

issuetype = Test AND issue not in testExecutionTests("test-1169")


Replace test-1169 with your test execution id. Hope it helps...!


I am a bit late, but maybe it will be useful ...

You can use the JQL function "testExecutionTests"  (

"Parameter P1 can either be a single Test Execution issue key, an ID or a saved filter containing multiple Test Execution issues."

You create a filter with all your test Execution (like issuetype = "Test Execution"). Register it with a name like "All Test Execution".


Then, the list of Test without Test Execution will be the result of :

issuetype = Test AND issue not in testExecutionTests("All Test Execution")

It is not supported by Cloud

Exactly, it doesn't work with Cloud version

Hi Cristina, 

Have you found any other solution? I have the same problem to solve and I was not able to come up with some more or less effective way to do this (apart from checking each test manually). 

Nope, sorry, I didn't find any so I had to check it manually, which is a pain, as I'm sure you have experienced.

Hope that they add this feature in the near future, it is quite needed.

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Hi @Cristina de la Torriente  

The option shown by @Inês Silva has a defect and it may disappear; we are working to fix it very soon.

Whenever there is any issue with the product, please contact the Xray Support ( so that we can take care of it.

Kind regards,
Rogério Paiva [Xray Support Team]

Dear Xray people, do you have a solution for this search? is the function testExecutionTests on the cloud?

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Hi Cristina,

You can use the Filter to show you only the Tests without Executions, like you can see on the following screenshot:


Best regards,

Xray Team

Hi Inês,

Thanks for your suggestion, I will try it, even though it seems a bit cumbersome. To be able to filter test cases without test execution, I will need to create a dummy test plan, add all my test cases and add all my test executions; and then filter. Once the test cases are identified, then I can delete the test plan again.

Nice functionality to have in the future would be to be able search test cases linked to at least one test set  :-)

Best regards,


Hi Cristina,

Thank you for your suggestion, we will take it into account!

Best regards,
Xray Team

I am using X-Ray also, but I do not see a Filter option for  toggling on/off the "Tests without Execution".  How do I add that option?

Hi @Truman Chau 

The option has a defect and may disappear; we are working to fix it very soon.

Whenever there is any issue with the product, please contact the Xray Support ( so that we can take care of it.

Kind regards,
Rogério Paiva [Xray Support Team]

Hi Cristina,

Not sure about Xray but the App which I am using it has the capability to arrange my test cases in a folder based hierarchy and get the latest execution on the screen. Also, I can refer a different reporting option to track the execution and overall testing progress. 


Hi Brian,

Which app ar you using? I'm afraid we are bound to use xray in the project I'm working in, so I'm more interested in finding a solution with xray. But it is good to have information about other apps, just in case.



Like Olena Imfeld likes this

Hey I am using QMetry for Jira - Test Management app.

Like Sahashraanshu likes this

thanks, I'll have a look at it. 

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