Test Suite Security Permissions in MTM
Implement security permissions at the test suite level within MTM. Currently one can set permissions in a test plan and in doing so the tester is unable to delete the test plan. Problem however, is there is no means to restrict at the suite level. So even if a tester cannot delete the test plan, they are capable of deleting any and every suite within this test plan. Since all test execution results are stored in the test suite, the plan setting should either be inherited by the suites or there should be a means to customize for the suites as well.
This is currently in the feature team’s backlog.
We've gotten burned as well with users mistakenly changing or modifying test suite queries. We lose all testing results
As testers work round the clock on this tool , there is always a chance for accidental deletions of Test Suites which will result in lots of rework and so I recommend this functionality to be implemented. This functionality would definetely be a great addition to Test Manager.
Ravi Chowdhary commented
It is one of most important feature and should be implemented to restrict the access at every level. Hope to see microsoft coming up with this fix soon.
Bhaskar Chand commented
Any data in test management is tool is important as this helps in judging the state of project. So the deletion rights beyong test cases should be strictly restricted to a specified group only.
Suggestion: There should be customization rights to the organization that is using it so that they can set privileges rights as per their team's requirement.
Security Permissions should be there in MTM so that we may be safe from any type of unpridictable incidences.
Security is an important part of any tool and lack of security will bring test manager down compared to HP QC. It is important that we have a quick fix or an immediate work around.
Sean Dawson commented
This functionality was most helpful in Quality Center and would be a great addition to future versions of Test Manager.
This is very important feature which need to be addressed immediately otherwise there is a possibility of lossing the huge data if the project complex and big number.. Is upport Laura's Idea
I have seen blogs on this issue posted by users over 2 years ago and was shocked to find this feature had never been requested. My test team lost 5 months worth of test execution results due to an accidental deletion.