Questions tagged [system-testing]

System testing of software or hardware is testing conducted on a complete, integrated system to evaluate the system's compliance with its specified requirements. System testing falls within the scope of black-box testing, and as such, should require no knowledge of the inner design of the code or logic.

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How can it be verified that all automatic updates for the host operating system are blocked?

Our application needs to run in a locked-down operating system. Due to quality and regulatory concerns, all updates shall be prevented or blocked. For example, we go through a checklist of Windows ...
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Waiting for asynchronous process in system-tests

Note: I am aware that this topic is broad and maybe subjective, however, I do not know any better place to ask. If you close it, please tell me where I could ask instead. Assuming we are running a ...
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High-level help desired in forming a plan of attack for testing of background “cleanup” tasks

I have written and continue to maintain a fairly complex back-end service written in Java that scrapes arbitrary web sites, involves long-running processing jobs, and includes background tasks that ...
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Automated testing of a system of several connected computers

I work in a lab containing a system of computers and simulators interacting with each other in order to recreate a complete and accurate boat simulation. The software used on these machines receives ...
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How to fake executable is missing?

related: https://github.com/fish-shell/fish-shell/issues/5444 I'm in the process of testing pure theme for fish. I want to test the following conditional branch from our __pure_prompt_first_line....
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Equal or different test data for higher test levels

It's just a little issue, but one that pops up in my mind regularly when writing test scripts. Imagine you have an application which does some car tax calculation, having a REST service which has a ...
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Please Arrange the type of testing in ascending order in which Tester should Test the application? [closed]

Could you please arrange these Below testing n which Tester should Test the application(where to start and where to end) in Ascending order with Example of each one of them. 1.Smoke testing 2....
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How to do system testing of power window switches in real car environment

I am planning to write test specifications for verification, validation of power window switches: driver side: auto up/down, manual up/down, door lock, window lock passenger, rear right , rear left: ...
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Testing features with specific time definitions

I have a system which defines that after 5 minutes of x do y. Currently I have system tests (preferably treating the system as black box as possible) which does x for 5 minutes and waits for y. This ...
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What all do we need to test in the application is undergoing a Mongo upgrade?

The application I'm working on is going to have a Mongo upgrade from Version 3.3 to 3.4 What all do we need to test and should care about apart from the general system sanity and regression? Thanks!
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what's the difference between automated system test and automated system integration test? [duplicate]

I have been asked this question in an interview. Please share your opinion. The interviewer asked me "what's difference between system test and system integration test". I gave the below answer: ...
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System integration testing

I had some questions around system/integration test. We have a development team and a full QA team, which does customer focused testing for our product. We want to introduce a middle test team which ...
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Should an acceptance test cover requirements that resemble specifications?

I am trying to clarify the difference between Acceptance testing vs System testing, which has led me down the road of separating validation from verification activities. So, I am focusing on business ...
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Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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Is Fitnesse only used as a acceptance test tool based on integration testing?

I have read a lot about Fitnesse over the last week. From what I have heard, Fitnesse is commonly used as an acceptance testing tool that relies on a set of integration tests, as mentioned at Agile ...
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Managing test results and baseline requirement

I am looking for advice/best practices on managing tests,results and requirements, the scenario I have in mind is one where there are a set of requirements, for which code,tests are generated, for ...
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The result of a test case is a visual output (graph), how to provide expected result?

I have the following problem, I'm writing test cases for a application that produces visual output (e.g. graphs) the application is not done yet. So how can i provide expected results, that not just ...
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Does cascading tests violate the “one assertion per Test” principle?

Since I have been writing tests, I always stuck to the principle of one assertion per test. Now assume I have a simple application where I want to perform a system test with the following three test ...
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Comparing the term “Build Verification Testing” with “System Testing”

I have a question about the term "Build Verification Testing". In the context of QA, when we run test automation, we aren't "building" anything. We are compiling and running tests against a module, ...
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Difference between two phases of STLC, Integration testing and System testing

This question might have been asked already but none of them really relate to real-time scenarios in testing industry (when you are seated and need to execute test cases). So, I have got one module ...
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Is this system testing or end-to-end testing? How would I do system testing if it's not?

We have a windows desktop client(a branched version from main branch) 2-tier software that uses data source in sql server. I'm supposed to do system testing for this software at work. The software ...
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What's the difference between system testing and release testing?

I was going through the types of software testing...Can anyone tell me what exactly are the differences between system testing and release testing?
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Can a requirement be verified just by white or gray box testing?

I've read that if a requirement can't be verified by black-box testing or inspection, then it's not a requirement, but a design specification. I'm building a software that makes processing with on ...
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Using a system test framework that handles test dependencies

To explain better, if test B depends on test A, then if test A fails, then test B should not be run and fail implicitly if test A produces some output, then it should be available for test B I can ...
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How does system testing differ from System Integration Testing (SIT)?

I was asked this question during an interview. My thoughts are SIT is performed on a complete systems and System Testing can be done on a single module as well.