Getting Started with Eggplant DAI

Eggplant DAI uses a model-based approach to combine linear directed test automation with automated exploratory testing. It integrates seamlessly with the Eggplant Fusion Engine for both image and object-based test execution. The use of modeling shifts the focus of testing from basic code compliance to the overall user experience by allowing data sets including real user journeys, testing coverage, and past test failures to guide new test creation. This process can be scaled across any organization, by utilizing the Eggplant DAI tools for SUT management, scheduling, and viewing results.

Setting Up Eggplant DAI

If you're new to Eggplant DAI, you must first perform the following steps:

Then, use a workflow that suits you best. For instance, you might build models first, or define a SUT connection and test configuration, and work your way through running scheduled tests:

The Eggplant DAI Interface

The following section lists the components available on the left menu of the Eggplant DAI interface:

  • Dashboard: View a snapshot of the current testing status of a model. Users can link from here to other parts of the application for more detail.
  • Designer: Create and maintain the assets needed for end-to-end testing of your application. You can generate models, scripts, and test cases manually or automatically here, as well as import user journeys based on real user data.
  • Controller: Access everything related to running tests, from defining which devices to use, to choosing what to test, to reviewing progress and outcomes of individual executions.
  • Insights: For each model, the Insights section presents analysis relating to testing coverage, locations of defects identified in testing, and progress through groups of test cases.
  • System: Download server log entries for all the Eggplant DAI services via the Logs tab and view the connection status of services and connected agents on the Status tab.
    • Logs: Use these logs for sending to Eggplant Support for troubleshooting To download your server logs, click the Download button in the Logs tab, which then downloads a zip file of the whole directory in the Downloads folder of your browser.
    • Status: View the status of your system at any given time.
  • Help: Access the Eggplant DAI documentation home page for useful instructions on how to use the Eggplant DAI app.
  • Log Out: Log out of Eggplant DAI.


This topic was last updated on September 07, 2020, at 09:39:31 AM.

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