There are 3 main steps required to run Automated Tests as part of Release • Defining a Release Path• Defining a Component• Configuring a Release Template
1. Defining a Release Path for running Automated Tests as part of Release
Visual Studio Ultimate, Premium, or Test Professional (version 2010 or up) to code the automated tests.Matching version-test environment configured including the following components:Test Controller - attached to the team collection that you will run team build.Test Agent/s associated with the test controller and installed on the deployment server.MTM test environment associated with the Test Controller and Test Agent.
Save & Close the newly created Release Path.
2. Defining a component for running Automated Test as part of a Release
3. Configuring a Release Template for running Automated Tests as part of a Release
The new template "Properties" Dialog pops up.
The release template designer has a toolbox with control flow building blocks, servers, custom components, and a bunch of other actions and tools to help with deployment.
You should have the following:
Examine the variables that you need to provide:
Save & Close the newly created Release Template.