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Using serverspec to test an application running on rails on a remote machine

In the environment we login as user1 which has sudo access, we then sudo to user2 which does not have sudo access. All installation on the machine is done via user1. When I write test to verify ruby ...
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Salt State Testing via Jenkins

All, We're trying to have automated tests in our Jenkins setup to run "smoke" and "lint" type of tests in our salt state files (.sls). All google-foo so far has yielded very little information. There ...
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How to test for file absence with serverspec?

The serverspec guide on resource types doesn't explain how to test for the absence of a file, rather than its presence. This is the best I could come up with: describe command('/bin/bash -c "[[ ! -e ...
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Deployed application not showing up in websphere application server 8.5 after successful deployment using Jenkins

I am using websphere deployer plugin to deploy application to my local WAS server. Jenkins gives a success message after deployment but the deployed application is not present on the server. Can ...
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Automated hardware testing of HP servers?

As part of provisioning servers we run HP's Insight Diagnostics to test the hardware. This is a manual process. Is there a way automate the running of Insight Diagnostics? There is the hpdiags ...
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Static Analyzer for Configuration files

I'm currently planning to analyze csv-reports from our ActiveDirectory and configuration files from our switches with Python. I'm thinking of having seperate modules for each type of data (csv, txt). ...
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What URL should I use to test IBM cognos Mobile, and what are the expected results?

I need to test IBM Cognos Mobile functionality and need to have an accurate baseline/reference point. What URL should I use to test Cognos? Is it https://server.somthing.com/IBMCognos/M <-- ...
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How can I write automated tests for iptables?

I am configuring a Linux router with iptables. I want to write acceptance tests for the configuration that assert things like: traffic from some guy on the internet is not forwarded, and TCP to port ...
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How to automatically create a Hyper-V VM and install an app using PowerShell

I am designing a testing infrastructure for a WPF application. I want a system that will create a VM when a new MSI appears in a folder, and install the MSI on the newly created VM. I am using Hyper-V ...
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Testing and workflow capabilities keep failing

My testing and workflows are failing. The workflow fails for this reason. But I have the TFS build service on the environment and the agent has the green light beside it. The testing fails for ...
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Continuous Backup Testing?

Is there any software/setup that allows for automatic backup testing daily? by testing i mean test deployment, check setup post deploy warn on bad result? would be nice to use some kind of VM to ...
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Automated test suite for linux servers and network devices?

Coming from a development background i'm used to automated (unit) testing before stuff goes live.Now i'd like to use the same approach to (new) linux (and some windows) servers and networkdevices. I ...
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Managed Ethernet switch per-port MAC address translation?

Just a shot in the dark here, but I thought I'd ask in case anyone has some ideas: I've got a testing scenario where some (GUI-less/embedded) IPv6 devices are going to be temporarily plugged into the ...
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Website diff testing tool [closed]

Our CEO wants us to check all of our 100+ hosted/partner websites. Not only does she want to check if they are up and running, but she would like a diff analysis on the websites so that we can keep a ...
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Best practice for testing chef recipes?

My team has created a large number of chef cookbooks. I was wondering what methods and frameworks I should look into so we can start creating tests to assure that our nodes are configured properly?
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Too much memory consumed during TFS automated build

We're running TFS 2010 Standard Edition, and we've set up an automated build to run whenever someone checks in code. We run through all of the automated tests (built with MSTest) as part of the build. ...
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Managing a Testing Infrastructure

We're currently running continuous automated functional tests against the CI builds of our software. This is done on a variety of Windows based machines (around 10-15 boxes or VMs), to identify ...
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Running a command a different user using `su` gives “standard in must be a tty”

I am using STAF to automate db2 interface testing with our product. I am able to run the command using su - db2inst1 -c "/home/db2inst1/sqllib/bin/db2 list database directory" but when I try the same ...
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What could be a good configuration for a testing machine?

In Zentyal we use virtualization (ANSTE) to perform automatic tests that require scenarios with several machines interacting in one or several networks. Currently we have a multicore Xeon machine with ...
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Diagnostic Live CD

I'm looking for an automated diagnostic live cd/usb drive for testing all hardware independent of the operating system. I'm also looking for an automated anti-virus/anti-spyware live cd/usb drive ...
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Is there a scriptable method for testing duplex settings on network interfaces?

I'm looking to test, on a large number of servers, whether or not the duplex settings on the network interfaces have been set up properly. Is there a tool, or set of scripts, which I can run against ...
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Saving multiple hibernate states on Windows

This question is related to this one: http://serverfault.com/questions/97956/automated-windows-restart-testing In order to automate testing in Windows, it could be useful to save multiple hibernate ...
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How can I set up another alias like “localhost” to point to a folder within htdocs?

Hi Everyone So I have xampp running, localhost or 127.0.0.1 will take me to htdocs within my xampp folder. Is there a way I can use a similar name such as localhost2 on the same machine to take me to ...
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Test-driven development for infrastructure deployments?

I've been using puppet for deployment of infrastructure, and most of the work I do is with Web 2.0 companies who are heavily into test-driven development for their web application. Does anyone here ...
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Automated Image Testing

Let us say I'm using a packaged-based approach of imaging for the Mac, and have a freshly imaged machine (or better, several different types of machines) ready to test. How do I perform automated ...