QA:Testcase ABRT Mailx plugin

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|description=This test case tests the functionality of the ABRT feature using the ''Mailx'' plugin.
 
|description=This test case tests the functionality of the ABRT feature using the ''Mailx'' plugin.
 
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# Ensure you have the plugin installed with the command {{command|su -c 'yum install abrt-plugin-mailx'}} as well as {{package|mailx}} package.
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# Ensure you have the plugin installed with the command {{command|su -c 'yum install libreport-plugin-mailx'}}
# Kill a running process with the command {{command|kill -SIGSEGV (pid)}}. It must be a process that is part of a Fedora package. Alternatively you can use an existing crash you may have from previous testing
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# Ensure you have sendmail installed with the command {{command|su -c 'yum install sendmail'}}
# Click on the panel applet to start ''abrt-gui''
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# Ensure that the ''abrtd'' and ''abrt-applet'' processes are both running
# Select the entry matching the recently crashed application, click '''Open''', choose '''Mailx''' reporter
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# Kill a running process with the command {{command|kill -SIGSEGV (pid)}}. It must be a process that is part of a signed Fedora package
# Finish the reporting
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# Start gnome-abrt (either from cmdline or from application menu).
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# Select the entry matching the recently crashed application, then choose '''Analyze'''.
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# At reporting step, choose '''Mailx''' as a reporting event
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# Use '''Preferences''' button in the same window to configure the plugin, set your email as the recipient.
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# Proceed to reporting using "Forward"/"Apply" buttons.
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# If reporting is unsuccessful, please include the reporting log in your abrt bug report. Reporting log can be cut and pasted from the GUI report window, or retrieved from event_log file in problem data directory (e.g. {{filename|/var/tmp/abrt/ccpp-2011-03-04-15:46:26-22496/event_log}}).
 
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# An email reporting the crash should be sent to root@localhost unless specified otherwise.
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# Check the the email if the message from ABRT has arrived (might take a few minutes).
# In terminal, make sure {{command|echo $USER}} says you are <tt>root</tt> and then run command {{command|mail}} -- you should see new mail starting "[abrt] ..."
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[[Category:Package_abrt_test_cases]]
 
[[Category:Package_abrt_test_cases]]

Revision as of 12:39, 7 May 2013

Description

This test case tests the functionality of the ABRT feature using the Mailx plugin.


How to test

  1. Ensure you have the plugin installed with the command su -c 'yum install libreport-plugin-mailx'
  2. Ensure you have sendmail installed with the command su -c 'yum install sendmail'
  3. Ensure that the abrtd and abrt-applet processes are both running
  4. Kill a running process with the command kill -SIGSEGV (pid). It must be a process that is part of a signed Fedora package
  5. Start gnome-abrt (either from cmdline or from application menu).
  6. Select the entry matching the recently crashed application, then choose Analyze.
  7. At reporting step, choose Mailx as a reporting event
  8. Use Preferences button in the same window to configure the plugin, set your email as the recipient.
  9. Proceed to reporting using "Forward"/"Apply" buttons.
  10. If reporting is unsuccessful, please include the reporting log in your abrt bug report. Reporting log can be cut and pasted from the GUI report window, or retrieved from event_log file in problem data directory (e.g. /var/tmp/abrt/ccpp-2011-03-04-15:46:26-22496/event_log).

Expected Results

  1. Check the the email if the message from ABRT has arrived (might take a few minutes).