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Give examples of when maintenance testing would be necessary

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Cover of SOFTWARE TESTING
  • MAINTENANCE TESTING
  • from SOFTWARE TESTING
  • by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling
  • Publisher: British Informatics Society Limited
  • Released: October 2010

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Additional features being required.
The system being migrated to a new operating platform.
The system being retired—data may need to be migrated or archived.
Planned upgrade to COTS-based systems.
New faults being found requiring fixing (these can be —hot fixes—).