Sunday, March 16, 2014

What is bugzilla? Brief information about Bugzilla Defect tracking tool

Bugzilla is opensource software which mean no need to pay cost to use it. It's basically used for bug tracking or bug management. In software testing when tester test any software or application and found a bug then it need to be logged or record somewhere to get resolved or future use. Bugzilla is the best opensource software used in market by small scale companies as well as big companies. It's very easy to use software. Partially difficult to install on Windows os. I will give brief information about how to install Bugzilla in my next post.  Before starting to work on Bugzilla it's good if you know what are the features of Bugzilla. Below are the features of Bugzilla.

  • Advanced Search Capabilities
  • Email Notifications Controlled By User Preferences
  • Bug Lists in Multiple Formats (Atom, iCal, etc.)
  • Scheduled Reports (Daily, Weekly, Hourly, etc.) by Email
  • Reports and Charts
  • Automatic Duplicate Bug Detection
  • File/Modify Bugs By Email
  • Time Tracking
  • Request System
  • Private Attachments and Comments
  • Automatic Username Completion or Drop-Down User Lists
  • Patch Viewer
  • "Watch" Other Users
  • Move Bugs Between Installs
  • Save and Share Searches
And many other features. One of more important feature of using Bugzilla is you can link it with other test case management tools like Testlink, Quality Center and many more. 

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