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Output from the analyze ESD production site plan and Change Order activity of
the ESD production site process will produce:
򐂰 Approval to proceed
򐂰 Confirmed plan
򐂰 Resource confirmation completion
4.3.2 Configuring and setting up the required Test Site
The purpose of the Configure and Setup Required Test Site activity of the ESD
Test Site process is to physically configure all aspects of the Test Site so that it
can be utilized in the future by the Test Site staff to test the required package or
media.
Tasks
The following tasks are performed while configuring and setting up the required
Test Site:
򐂰 Acquiring the source code for package or media testing
The Technical Test Specialist performs this task, assisted by the Team
Leader.
The purpose of this task is to physically transfer the approved source code
files, which are required to test the package or media, to a system, where
version control and integrity of these files can be maintained, as these files
are utilized in the future by the Test Site staff to test the required package or
media. The source code files are also scanned using an antivirus software to
ensure that they are not infected by a virus.
򐂰 Setting up the package or media test environment
The Technical Test Specialist performs this task, assisted by the Team
Leader.
The purpose of this task is to prepare a systems environment, which can be
used to test the package or media. Each package and media has a target
environment defined for which it must be developed and tested. This target
environment constitutes of:
Hardware endpoints or clients on which the package or media is to be
tested
Hardware endpoints or clients on which the package or media is to be
deployed
Software images that may reside on the target endpoint or client

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