Preparing to test

Test managers and test leads are responsible to plan and start the test effort during a development iteration. Preparation involves learning about common practices, considering various aspects of the test effort, and determining which steps to take first.

Before you begin

If you are leading a test effort for the first time, you might need to add more roles to your user ID so that you can manage project area configurations. For information about permissions, see Adding and modifying roles and permissions.

If you plan to enable configuration management in your project area, see How enabling configuration management affects application capabilities.

About this task

Prepare to test by reading the following topics. In addition, if it is likely that you will add test team members to the project or team area, see Adding and modifying users as members of project areas and team areas.

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