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Integrating Test Monitor with TestStand

Last Modified: August 15, 2019

Send test metadata from TestStand to your SystemLink server.

To integrate SystemLink with TestStand, first install TestStand 2014 or later and SystemLink Client on the system you want to send test reports from. Installing SystemLink Client on the test system automatically installs the Test Monitor Client plugin for TestStand.
  1. In TestStand, click Configure»Result Processing and ensure the NI SystemLink Test Monitor Client plugin is enabled.

    If you do not see the NI SystemLink Test Monitor Client plugin under Result Processing, click Show More Options and Insert New to select the plugin.

  2. Open NI SystemLink Web Application and click Test Monitor. The Test Monitor Dashboard shows high-level insights for tests associated with your managed systems. Test results update this dashboard in real time.
  3. Send test reports from TestStand to download in NI SystemLink Web Application.
    1. Click Configure»Result Processing.
    2. For Report, click Options and change the report format to HTML.
    3. Run the test sequence you want to send a report for.

      You can run tests sequentially or in parallel. TestStand automatically creates all necessary tags to monitor values for each instance of the test sequence. You can view these tags in NI SystemLink Web Application under Tag Viewer.

    4. In NI SystemLink Web Application, click Test Monitor.
    5. Double-click the test and then click Download Attachments.

You can view any files from TestStand in File Viewer. If the file is a TDMS file, you can select the file and click Preview to view additional information.

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