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VSTS: How can I get my VSTS tests to appear on the Traceability Modification window in CaliberRM so that I can create traces to them?
In order for you to see a list of your VSTS tests in the
Traceability Modification window, you must add your lists to a test
list in Visual Studio and check in the changes to the .vsmdi
file into source control for the Team Project.
The following demonstrates an example walk-through.
In CaliberRM?s Framework Administrator
Note: This process is covered in detail in the documentation for
the VSTS integration.
1. Enable the integration for your VSTS Tests in Framework
Administrator. This is done by clicking on the External
Traceability tab for the CaliberRM project in Framework
Administrator and creating a New integration.
2. After you create the integration, you will need to Edit
it. It is important to set the Library name to
VSTSTests. This must be set exactly as presented, with no
spaces or changes of any kind.
3. Note that you do not need to have the Traceability
Vendor Add-ins installed on the machine that you are using with
Framework Administrator to setup and enable the integration.
However, you must have the Vendor Add-ins installed on any client
machine that you intend to use to create a trace to a VSTS
artifact, regardless of whether you use the CaliberRM client or
In Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software
Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite
1. Create a new Team Project. File > New > Team
2. Create a new Test Project. File > New > Project
> Visual C# > Test > Test Project.
3. Add all the files into source control. File > Source
Control > Add Solution to Source Control. Select the TFS
server and Team project you want to check the changes into.
4. Create a test. Test > New Test.
5. Open your Test Manager. Double click on the .vsmdi file
in the Solution Explorer or go to Test > Windows > Test
6. Create a test list in Test Manager. Right Click on "List
of Tests" > New Test List
7. Add your tests to the test list. Click on "Tests
not in a list" > drag and drop your tests onto the list you
created as it resides in the tree.
8. Check in our pending changes. Go to View > Other Windows
> Pending Changes. Check in your changes to the .vsmdi
file by making sure that it is checked and then click the Check in
Now go to a particular requirement of interest and click the
Traceability tab > Modify > VSTS Tests tab and select the
same TFS server and Team project that you checked in the changes
to. You will now see the lists of tests for that Team