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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2015 Cookbook by Tarun Arora

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Distributing test execution on a Lab Machine Group

Earlier in this chapter, you learned how to create a Machine Group and deploy the test agent on selected machines in the Machine Group. The TFBuild framework ships a task to distribute the test execution across multiple test agents. In this recipe, you'll learn how to trigger a distributed test run across a farm of test runners deployed in a Machine Group.

Getting ready

Scenario: The FabrikamTFVC Team has over 2,000 automated coded UI tests that need to be executed as part of the functional testing workflow. FabrikamTFVC Team would like the ability to parallelize the test execution. In order to do this, the Team wants to deploy the Visual Studio test agent to all machines in the Fabrikam-QA Machine ...

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