Create a New Results Database

How to

  1. Select Central > Data Services, and then click New.
  2. The Results Database Configuration box appears with the General tab in display. Define all of the following results database General fields:
    • Name
    Provide a Results Database name (this will appear in the Central > Result Databases list).
    • Location
    Provide a configured location of the correct cloud type for this results database. Use Central > Locations if such a location doesn’t yet exist.
    • Description (optional)
    Optionally, describe the results database.
    • CloudType
    Currently, only EC2 is supported for cloud-based result databases.
    • Cloud Provider Account
    Select one of the Cloud Provider Accounts configured in the Central > Cloud Provider Accounts node.
    • Zone
    If the CPA has a zone it is displayed for informational purposes.
    • Volume (required)
    Specify the volume to use from among configured volumes. For example, vol-684c3501. Null appears if none are configured.Note: If no volume has been created for the CPA, Amazon EC2, refer to Configuring an Amazon EC2 Account to Use CloudTest for steps.
    • Security Group
    Specify the security group by name if one exists for the current selection.
  3. Click the Advanced tab to review the following additional options. Keep the default settings unless you are an experienced CloudTest user.
    • Pending Timeout
    Specify the amount of time in seconds before a pending server request times out
    • Allocation Max Retries
    Specify the maximum number of times to retry allocating
    • Allocation Retry Delay
    Specify the delay in seconds between retries
    • Check Server Max Retries
    Specify the maximum retries to check a server
    • Check Server Retry Delay
    Specify the delay in seconds between checking a server
    • Allow Extra-Large Servers
    Check this box to allow extra-large servers
    • Automatically Monitor Database
    This box is checked by default. When checked, a monitor is setup to monitor the Results Database itself.
    • Automatically Delete Monitors
    When checked, the Results Database monitor is deleted per session.


  4. Click Save after making all the desired configuration selections. Once the result database is saved, an additional button appears.
  5. Optionally, click Set as Default Results Database is this database will be the default for all users.