Posts Tagged ‘power on off test’

Repetitive Power Reboot Regression Testing Controlled by TcL Script

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Although repetitive power reboot regression testing provides a powerful tool for product developers seeking to track down problems before a new product is released, it is also an incredibly tedious process that can stretch on for weeks, or even months. One simple way to eliminate the tedium from repetitive power reboot regression testing is to use TcL script to control power On/Off switching activities.

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Using Python Script to Control Repetitive Power Reboot Testing

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Although repetitive power reboot testing provides product development engineers with a useful tool for detecting potential problems in new products, it can also be incredibly boring for the person responsible for actually performing the test. The task of repeatedly initiating one power reboot cycle after another, 24/7, for weeks on end is enough to drive even the most OCD person over the edge. One simple way to avoid this problem is to use Python script to control the repetitive reboot process.

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Using Perl Script to Control Power On Off and Reboot Switching

Monday, August 12th, 2013

In product development applications, it’s often useful to be able to control power on-off switching using a script such as Perl. In a lab environment, the ability to initiate power switching and reboot functions is a critical element in repetitive power reboot regression testing, and is generally used to detect hardware and software problems before a product is actually released to market.

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Power Reboot Regression Testing Managed by Procomm Script

Monday, August 5th, 2013

In product development lab applications, such as power reboot regression testing, it is often helpful to be able to control power reboot switching via Procomm script. In addition to providing test engineers with a simple, reliable means to ensure the regularity of each reboot cycle and the continuity of the test process, the ability to control power On Off switching using Procomm script also helps to ease or eliminate the need for constant human supervision of the test.

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Controlling a Switched PDU with Linux Shell Script

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The ability to use Linux Shell Script to control power and reboot switching at a remote switched PDU can prove very useful in a number of different applications. For example, in repetitive reboot regression testing, Linux Shell Script can be used to control a switched PDU in order to automate the test procedure, reducing human interaction with the test procedure and improving the consistency and continuity of test results.

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Power On Off Testing Controlled by Python Script

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Repetitive power reboot testing provides product developers with an effective means to detect hardware and software problems before a product is released to the general market. In most cases, repetitive power reboot testing involves repeatedly powering a test device off and on over a period of several weeks or even months. Given the repetitive nature of this type of regression testing, and the duration of the test, repetitive power reboot testing is a prime candidate for automation, and the process can be easily automated using Python script to initiate a series power reboot cycles.

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Automate Repetitive Power Reboot Regression Testing Using Perl Script

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Repetitive power on/off regression testing has long served as a powerful tool for product development engineers by providing a reliable means to test a new product’s response to a power reboot. Given the duration of a typical power on/off regression test, and the number of reboots involved, the need to automate is easy to understand; not only does automation provide consistency and continuity in regression testing, but it also eliminates the need for constant human management of the test process. Fortunately, power on/off regression testing can be easily automated using Perl script to drive an advanced power switching product, such as the VMR-16HD20 Outlet Metered PDU.

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Power On-Off Regression Testing Initiated by TcL Script

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Regression testing provides product development engineers with a reliable means for ensuring that hardware and software products can recover gracefully from a power interruption. In order to simplify the process of continually switching the test device on and off, user scripts (typically Bash scripts or TcL scripts) are employed to automate repetitive reboot testing.

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Using TcL Scripts to Drive Repetitive Power Cycle Test Applications in the Lab

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Although repetitive power cycle testing provide an effective means to detect hardware flaws and software bugs, setting up this type of test can sometimes be somewhat complicated. One way to simplify repetitive on/off power cycle testing, is to use a switched PDU that is driven by TcL scripts (also known as “Tickle” scripts.)

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