How to Create and Manage a Run Group

Learn how to group tests for easier management.

Run groups make it easy to execute multiple tests together. Run groups can be scheduled or executed ad hoc. For more information on what a run group is, see Organizing Tests by Run Group.

Creating a Run Group

  1. Click the Tests icon (paper) in the navigation bar, then select Run Groups.
  2. Click the Create Run Group button to launch the New Run Group modal.
Creating a run group.Creating a run group.

Creating a run group.

  1. Name the run group.
  2. Select a schedule for the run group. (Optional)
  3. Set how you want to execute the run group.
  4. Choose the run group platforms.
  5. Set additional options, including:
    • Individual test settings
    • Where traffic should be routed
    • Environment
  6. To save, click Create Run Group.
The New Run Group modal.The New Run Group modal.

The New Run Group modal.

Creating the Run Group Schedule

  1. Click Change in the When this run group will be executed section.
  2. Select the days to execute the run group.
  3. Select the run time.
  4. Select the time zone.
  5. Click the back arrow to return to the main screen.
  6. To save, click Create Run Group.
The Run Group Schedule modal.The Run Group Schedule modal.

The Run Group Schedule modal.

Changing the Run Method

  1. Click Change in the How this run group will be executed section.
  2. Select how you want to execute the run.
    For more information, see Methods for Executing Tests.
  3. Click the back arrow to return to the main screen.
  4. To save, click Create Run Group.
The Change Run Method modal.The Change Run Method modal.

The Change Run Method modal.

Updating Additional Options

  1. Click Additional Options.
  2. Enable “Use individual test settings for this run group.” (Optional)
  3. Select a geolocation from the traffic routing dropdown.
    For more information, see Executing tests using specific Geolocations.
  4. Select an environment from the dropdown.
  5. Click the back arrow to return to the main screen.
  6. To save, click Create Run Group.
The Additional Options modal.The Additional Options modal.

The Additional Options modal.

Editing a Run Group

You can edit a run group’s configuration anytime.

  1. Click the Tests icon (paper) in the navigation bar, then select Run Groups.
  2. Select the run group to update.
  3. Click Settings.
    A modal for editing the run group displays, prepopulated with the current configurations.
Configuring and editing the run group settings.Configuring and editing the run group settings.

Configuring and editing the run group settings.

Deleting a Run Group

You can delete a run group anytime.

  1. Click the Tests icon (paper) in the navigation bar, then select Run Groups.
  2. Select the run group.
  3. Click the Delete icon (trash can) at the top of the page next to the Add Feature button.
  4. Click the Delete button in the confirmation modal.
Deleting a run group.Deleting a run group.

Deleting a run group.

Note: The run group is deleted, but the tests are not.


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