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The Conduct Unit (or Component) Test task is performed during the Perform Unit
or Component Testing for Developed OS image or media Entity activity. It is
performed by the Solution Architect, assisted by the Team Lead.
The purpose of this task is to conduct the unit test for the developed OS image or
The unit test is performed by the Building Site staff on the developed OS image
or media in order to identify and resolve problems before turning over the finished
product to the Change Requester or test site. A virtualized environment with
logical partitions can be utilized to set up the testing environment. The unit test
includes testing of the OS image and also the testing of the standard tools and
applications that will work in a virtualized environment.
The Unit Test plan work product is utilized to plan and carry out the testing. A
Test Report is generated. If defects are found, then the OS image or media is
re-built using the previous activity.
Inputs and outputs
Input from the Unit Test Plan may be required during the Perform Unit or
Component Testing for Developed OS image or media Entity activity of the ESD
Building Site process.
Output from the Perform Unit or Component Testing for Developed OS image or
media Entity activity of the OSP Building Site process will produce a Test Report.
6.4.5 Updating OSP forms
The purpose of the Update OSP Forms activity is to complete all required
documentation before handing the completed image or media entity onwards to
the Change Requester or to the test site.
The Update Reports and Forms task is performed during the Update ESD Forms
activity of the ESD Building Site process and is performed by the Project
Manager, assisted by the Team Lead.
The purpose of this task is to complete appropriate documentation prior to
releasing the OS image or media.The Project Status Report is also created to
describe all elements of work conducted at the building site in support of the OS
image or media development effort and their results.