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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Defect Report Template (IEEE 829)

In this post we will discuss about defect report template, also you can check out:

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- QTP scripts examples

- Defect Management and Testing Management by using Quality Center(QC)

While test execution if any test case fails, then we are reporting those bugs in below format through defect tracking team in manual testing.

(1) Defect Id:-Unique number or Name.

(2) Defect description:-Summary of detected defect.

(3) Build Version Id:-Version number of current build.(Tester find that defect in that build version)

(4) feature/Module:-Name of the module(Tester detected this defect in that module)

(5) testcase Id:-Id of failed testcase.(Tester detected this defect while executing that testcase)

(6) Reproducible:-Yes/No
Yes:-If defect appears every time in test repetition.
No :-If defect appears rarely in test execution.

(7) If Yes,attach corresponding failed test case.

(8) If No attach corresponding failed testcase and screen shots.

(9) Severity:-The seriousness of defect with respect to functionality
High(Show Stopper):-Without fixing this defect tester not able to continue testing.
Medium:-Able to continue but mandatory to fix.
Low:-Able to continue testing but may or may not to fix.

(10) Priority:-The importance of defect fixing with respect to customer intrest.(High,Medium,Low)

(11) Test Environment:-Used h/w and s/w while detecting this defect.

(12) Status:-New/Reopen
New:-Reporting first time.

(13) Reporting By:-Name of the Test engineer/Test executor.

(14) Reporting On:-Date and Time.

(15) Send To:-Mail id of Defect Tracking Team(DTT)

(16) Reviewed By:-Test Lead

(17) Suggested Fix(Optional):-Tester suggestion to fix this defect.