Reporting settings holds the settings for the reports Cycle will generate after running its tests. These settings are private and will not be shared as part of a Project, as highlighted in the screenshot below.
- Output Directory - Sets the location Cycle should export its reports and any saved images from execution.
- Produce web report - Turns on or off Cycle's creation of an HTML-based report of the results of tests run.
- Write results to data store - Turns on or off Cycle's logging of execution results directly to a database connection.
- Produce CSV report - Turns on or off Cycle's creation of a report in CSV format for analysis in external applications.
- Send email summary - Turns on or off the sending of a summary report via email. It is recommended to have this turned off while writing or debugging tests to avoid excessive unwanted emails.
- Include Steps in Group Test reports - Toggles whether to include Step information or only Feature and Scenario-level information in the CSV reports resulting from Group Tests.
- Sender email address - Email address Cycle with use to send the report summary to recipients.
- Recipient email addresses - Comma-separated list of email addresses to receive the email summary report.
- Host - The host domain of the sender email address.
- Port - The port number Cycle should use to send the email summary through this host.
- Protocol - The type of protocol to send the email. Cycle supports SSL, TLS, and Plaintext protocols.
- Username - The username associated with the sender email address.
- Password - The password associated with the sender email address.
Data Store Connection
- Connection Type - Toggles between either a JDBC or MOCA database connection.
- Database Type - Additional detail for JDBC connections, specifies whether the database is DB2, MySQL, Oracle, or SQL Server.
- Database Name - Optional field for specifying a name for the database in the connection string.
- Server URL - URL for accessing the server, should include port information when relevant.
- Username - Username for accessing the database.
- Password - Password for accessing the database.
- Test Connection - Attempts to connect to the database using supplied connection information.
- Create Database Tables - Creates the database schema that Cycle will use to log execution information. User must have access to create tables in database.
- Hide sensitive data from reports - Toggles on or off the masking of values assigned to sensitive variables specified in this section.
- Blacklisted Variables - The list of variables which should have their values masked in Cycle's output and all reports.