Create and manage Builds

During the release cycle, you commonly need to test different builds to easily track production issues. In TestOps, the Build function allows you to associate and orchestrate the test runs relevant to each build.

Create a build

Follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Katalon TestOps and go to your Project.

  2. Go to Test Planning, then select the Releases tab.

  3. Click on the name of a Release (e.g., 7.3.7).

    The Test Cases page of the 7.3.7 Release appears as below.

    create build button
  4. Click on the Create Build button at the top right corner.

    The Create Build page appears.

  5. Fill in the required information.

    • Name: enter the Build's name.
    • Description: add a note about your Build.
    • Date: enter the date you create this Build.
  6. Click Create.

You have created a new Build. This Build now appears in the Builds section of the 7.3.7 Release.

builds section

You can link a Test Run to a Build (or a Release). See: Link Test Runs to a Release.

Notes:

You can link multiple Test Runs to a Build.

After linking, you can view the linked Test Runs on the Build page.

Manage a build

View a build

  1. Go to Test Planning > Releases.

  2. Click on the name of a Release (e.g., 7.3.7).

  3. Scroll down to view a list of Builds in the Builds section.

  4. Select a Build to view (e.g., Create a new Build).

    The Build: Create a new Build page appears as below.

    build page

    You can view a list of Test Runs you have linked to this Build.

    You can also see all Test Cases associated with this Build.

Update a build

  1. Go to Test Planning > Releases.

  2. Click on the name of a Release (e.g., 7.3.7).

  3. Scroll down to view a list of Builds in the Builds section.

  4. Click on the Extension icon of the Build you want to update.

    edit build
  5. Click Edit.

  6. Update the Build's information.

  7. Click Save.

You have updated a Build.

Delete a build

  1. Go to Test Planning > Releases.

  2. Click on the name of a Release (e.g., 7.3.7).

  3. Scroll down to view a list of Builds in the Builds section.

  4. Click on the Extension icon of the Build you want to delete.

    edit build
  5. Click Delete.

    The Delete Build box pops up as below.

    edit build
  6. Click Delete to confirm your action.

Notice:

You cannot undo this action.

See also: Manage Test Runs by Release.

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