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COD Technical Reference

Volume V Table of Contents

VOLUME V, SECTION 1 – COD SCHOOL TESTING GUIDE ......................................... 1


Introduction ..............................................................................................................................................................1
Purpose .....................................................................................................................................................................1
Scope ........................................................................................................................................................................2
Test Phase Descriptions ............................................................................................................................................3
Phase I - Common Record Manual Verification..................................................................................................3
Phase II - Structured Application Testing............................................................................................................3
Unstructured Testing ................................................................................................................................................5
Testing Criteria .........................................................................................................................................................6
Test Entry Criteria ...............................................................................................................................................6
Test Exit Criteria..................................................................................................................................................6
Testing Completion Clean Up..............................................................................................................................7
Test Data...................................................................................................................................................................8
Common Record Test Data ..................................................................................................................................8
Testing Message Classes ..........................................................................................................................................9
School Testing Sign-Up Process ............................................................................................................................10
Contact Names ...................................................................................................................................................10
Scheduling..........................................................................................................................................................10
Support Services.................................................................................................................................................11
Resource Planning ..................................................................................................................................................12
Hardware/Software............................................................................................................................................12
Roles and Responsibilities .................................................................................................................................12
Lessons Learned from 2007-2008 ..........................................................................................................................14
Should I participate in School Testing?.............................................................................................................14
How do I prepare for School Testing?...............................................................................................................14
What can I expect during School Testing?.........................................................................................................15
COD School Testing Sign-up Document................................................................................................................16

VOLUME V, SECTION 2 - COD TEST CASES .............................................................. 1


Introduction ..............................................................................................................................................................1
Test Data Sent from the Schools to the COD System...............................................................................................2
Common Record...................................................................................................................................................2
Test Data Received by the Schools from COD ........................................................................................................4
Common Record Receipts ....................................................................................................................................4

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Common Record Response ..................................................................................................................................4
Test Execution ..........................................................................................................................................................5
Common Record Manual Verification .................................................................................................................5
Structured Application Testing ............................................................................................................................6
Test Student Profiles ............................................................................................................................................7
Creating Unique Social Security Numbers ..........................................................................................................8
Student Profile Matrix..........................................................................................................................................9
Preparing the Test Environment ........................................................................................................................11
Setting System Defaults......................................................................................................................................11
First Test Cycle ..................................................................................................................................................13
Second Test Cycle ..............................................................................................................................................37
Wrap-Up .................................................................................................................................................................43
Notification of Results........................................................................................................................................43
Preparing School Database for Production ......................................................................................................43

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