Defect Management

Add Defect Details

OVERVIEW

Users can add and track the defects against any issue in the system so the issue can be detected and resolved.

TO ADD THE DEFECT

  • Click the Work Items Icon from the main menu
  • Select the Defects from Left Navigation Pane
  • Select the Filter from the Filter dropdown list to get a list of defects.
DEFECT MAIN FIELDS

On the defect detail page users can see the following fields:

  • Synopsis – short summary of the defect (one sentence, usually up to 100-150 chars)
  • Status – The status of the defect. You can click the “Status Flow” icon to view the status flow.
  • Severity – The severity of the defect
  • Assigned to – The user to whom the defect is assigned
  • Priority – The priority of the defect
  • Found Version – The version where the defect was found
  • Category – The category of the defect
  • Fixed Version – The version in which the defect was fixed
  • Efforts – The effort required to fix the defect
  • Fixes – Defines what was done in order to fix the defect
  • Target Version – The target version in which the defect is planned to be fixed
  • Due Date – The date when the defect must be fixed
  • Type – The type of defect (internal-R&D, External-Customer)
  • Work Around – A temporary fix to the problem
  • Execution Set Name – If the bug is reported from the test run, the system saves the execution set name on the defect level.
  • The Description section provides a long HTML based description capability.
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