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 to automate system tests for a Windows file-processing system?

I'm trying to identify the best approach to begin automating the testing of an existing software system, so that we can refactor as needed with more confidence. We have some automated unit testing, ...
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Writing software test which simulates an FPGA device which integrates signals: confused with acceptable error criteria

I'm working on writing a regression test for a hardware device (based on FPGA) used for integrating signals. The goal of the test is to verify the integrator, and I can interface with the device ...
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Re-using a system test (in NUnit3)

Typically, (unit) tests should be independent and work on their own, however, in system testing we face different requirements. For example, I am implementing a test for a setup. Standard ...
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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.