The new Test Base for Microsoft 365 package onboarding experience
Published Jul 18 2022 06:00 AM 2,948 Views
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Important: Test Base for Microsoft 365 will transition to end-of-life (EOL) on May 31, 2024. We're committed to working closely with Test Base customers to provide support and guidance to make the transition as smooth as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, or need assistance, please submit a support request.

Are you looking to create your application package for Test Base for Microsoft 365 from scratch? Are you seeking a way to onboard your Intune apps to Test Base? Do you want to edit your package scripts online? The newly released Test Base package onboarding experience is ready to help you achieve all those goals and more!

Simplified process

Creating a package from scratch and getting your application onboarded now takes less time! The new Test Base package onboarding experience offer five easy steps: define the basic package content, configure the test type, edit the package online, set the test matrix, and publish!

Screenshot showing the first step in creating a new package in Test Base for Microsoft 365: defining contentScreenshot showing the first step in creating a new package in Test Base for Microsoft 365: defining content

Online editing

With the new package onboarding experience, you no longer need to prepare everything for the app package offline and then upload the zip file to Test Base. Scripts are auto generated for you, and you can modify the scripts online with our new code editor. You can also preview your package structure and indicate script paths by simply assigning tags.

Screenshot of the package preview interface in Test Base for Microsoft 365Screenshot of the package preview interface in Test Base for Microsoft 365

More app formats

To help organizations that use Intune to deploy applications save time, we now support the .intunewin package format. Instead of looking for the original .exe or .msi installation files and recreating any customizations you applied, you can simply upload your existing ,intunewin files directly to Test Base.

Screenshot showing that users can now create a package with an Intune app in Test Base for Microsoft 365Screenshot showing that users can now create a package with an Intune app in Test Base for Microsoft 365

Customizable test type

As many of you are looking for more flexibility when selecting which tests to run, we have made out of box tests optional. This simplifies test configuration for those of you who just want to run functional tests.

Screenshot showing a drop-down box in the test configuration pane in Test Base for Microsoft 365. The user can select functional, out of box, or select all.Screenshot showing a drop-down box in the test configuration pane in Test Base for Microsoft 365. The user can select functional, out of box, or select all.

Clone packages

We have received feedback that some Test Base users want to change the package .zip file content, but keep the same test and OS configuration settings when adding new packages. For this scenario, you can now create a new package by simply duplicating a previously published package, saving you the time and effort involved in filling out all the configuration information.

Screenshot showing the clone package pane in Test Base for Microsoft 365.Screenshot showing the clone package pane in Test Base for Microsoft 365.

To see all of these new experiences in action, check out this short video:

If you want to go deeper, check out our step-by-step documentation.

Share your feedback with us

We are actively engaging with application developers and enterprise organizations to add more value and help solve additional use cases. We would also like to invite you to join the Test Base for Microsoft 365 community to share your experience with the team or leave your feedback in the comments below.

 

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