Functional testing

last edited by: Frances Kerr on Dec 15, 2017 2:32 PM login/register to edit this page

Contents
1 Overview
2 Why is it required
3 Examples

Overview

Functional testing is a type of testing performed to ensure that the system or software conforms to the specifications and/or requirements laid down for it.

Why is it required

It is performed to ensure that the functionality of the system or software works as expected; to ensure that the various features provided by the system work the way as they should be.

Examples

Although specific functional testing will depend on the type of specifications and requirements, below are some common examples of Functional Testing:

  • Business Rules
  • Transaction corrections, adjustments and cancellations
  • Administrative functions
  • Authentication
  • Authorization levels
  • Audit Tracking
  • External Interfaces
  • Certification Requirements
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Historical Data
  • Legal or Regulatory Requirements


last edited by: Frances Kerr on Dec 15, 2017 2:32 PM login/register to edit this page


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