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Install Testlink in Windows machine

Testlink is an open-source management tool which includes test specification, planning, reporting, requirements tracking and collaborate with well-known bug trackers.

System Requirements:

• MySQL 4.1.x and higher
• php 4.3.x and higher
• Webserver (Apache 1.3.x or 2.0.x and higher, IIS 3 and higher, etc.)

Installation:

1. Download XAMPP for windows here. Latest version of xampp includes the following, one package that caters to the system requirements of Testlink.

  • Apache 2.2.21
  • MySQL 5.5.16
  • PHP 5.3.8
  • phpMyAdmin 3.4.5
  • FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.39
  • Tomcat 7.0.21

2. Double click xampp-installer.exe to start installation. From the installation wizard, under Service Section, install Apache, MYSQL, Filezilla as service

3. Select Testlink version to dowload here

4. Unzip testlink.tar file to your desired folder

5. Rename the folder to ‘testlink’ and copy it to your \xampp\htdocs folder (e.g. C:\xampp\htdocs\)

6. In your browser access http://localhost/testlink/install/index.php

7. Select New Installation

8. Provide Testlink admin and Database admin login creadentials

Testlink admin login/password – admin/admin (or whatever login/password you like)

Database admin login/password – root/<empty> (this is the default login/password of MYSQL for xampp)

9. After completing the installation, you can now access http://localhost/testlink/login.php and start using Testlink by logging in as admin/admin or creating a new user

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  1. unusialtu
    February 13, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    A little adivice at step 6. For me was not working the link that U provided it a little bit logic my testlink foleder was name diffrent.
    http://127.0.0.1:8080/testlink-1.9.5/install/index.php this link worked for me

  2. vamshi
    November 17, 2013 at 11:41 pm

    At Step8: I am getting below error
    TestLink setup will now attempt to setup the database:

    Creating connection to Database Server:Failed!
    Please check the database login details and try again.
    Database Error Message: Access denied for user ‘admin’@’localhost’ (using password: YES)

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