4. Parameters 1.1 Single Server Installation Guide for Windows

In this guide we'll run you through installing qTest Parameters 1.1 on a Windows Machine

Before you begin

Before you install qTest Parameters 1.1, make sure following things are done:

  • After installing MongoDB, follow these steps to create root user and start Mongo service with replica.
  • To start MongoDB Service, run the command:
 mongod
  • Add new root user: 
 mongo
use admin
 db.createUser(
 {
    user: "root",
    pwd: "password",
  roles: [ "root" ]
 })
         
  • Stop Mongo service and start Mongo service with replica:
 mongod --replSet "rs0" 
  • Run mongo, initiate()
 mongo
rs.initiate()

 

Install qTest Parameters 1.1

1. Download qTest Parameters installation package 

Click this link to download the installation package

2. Extract the package

Access the directory "\qtestctl-1.0-windows-x64\qtestctl" 

3. Modify the configure file 

Open the file \qtestctl\qtest.config and follow instructions below to modify it.

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1.png Specify port and log path for Parameters application

2.png Specify host, authentication information (db, user, pass) to access your Mongo DB, set "replSet" parameter to the replica set you've defined while installing your MongoDB

5. Access to /qtestctl directory via command line and install qTest Parameters

 C:\[path_to_qtestctl]>qtestctl.bat install 

6. Start

 C:\[path_to_qtesctl]>start "testing" /D <installation path>\qtestctl /B "qtestctl.bat" start > <path to output log file>

That's everything and you now have qTest Parameters being installed and started.

Now, you need to connect it to your qTest Manager, access to your qTest Manger and follow steps in the section "Set up qTest Parameters"

Set up qTest Parameters

Access your Administration page

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Under System Configuration page, scroll to Parameters section and enter Parameters URL

http://<IP of the machine where you installed qTest Parameters>:<Parameters port which you've specified in the config file>

Test Connection and save the configuration.

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That's it! You now can access qTest Parameters via its option in 9box icon

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