Vantage Knowledge Base

Test now

As this is one of the most important features of VantageManager, the user will spend most of their time on this page. Once the test templates configuration has been done, the user will only force on this page and do a test on this page.
Customers could perform their behaviors like that:

  • Add new test
  • Start test
  • Stop test
  • Input serial number
  • Select port map
  • Check detail test log
  • Select the number of test windows
  • Filter test

Add New Test

Once the user finished their configuration and assigned their test ports, you can enter “Test Now” UI page and click this button to add a new test. Note that Vantage’s test is independent, a new test would not overwrite the old test. Each test will be saved in the chassis until you delete it manually.


This input box allows the user to input their DUT’s serial number, this serial number will be saved in the test result and test report. The user could use it to search their test results and test report in VantageManager.

There are three ways that in which you can input the serial number to the box.

1.By keyboard, typing it manually.

2.Input the serial number with a scanner.

3.Scan the MAC address as a serial number.

It can be done by Vantage automatically.

Select Test Configuration

After performing “Add new test”, you can select a test configuration for the new test, the one which the customer has configured on the test configuration UI page. You should configure it before you select the port map.

Once you click the list button  , all the test templates that you have made will display as a list. You can select which you want test.


Status of the Test

Different views are used to distinguish the status of the test. The green will be used to identify the test being passed, red for indicating test failure. The progress bar in the middle of the test shows the schedule of the test.

Config. – That means this test is being configured or has finished configuration. Click the “start” button to run the test.

Running – When the test is running, the progress will be display on the bar. The link status will also display on the left of the bar. Click the “stop” button to stop the test case, if needed.


Passed – If the test finishes and passed, the program will display a “” icon on the button and display a green bar with 100%.

Failed – If the test finished and failed, it will display a “×” on the button and the bar will be colored red.

If the user enables “Automatically clone”, after the last test finished, the new test will be cloned and display “2%” until the user changes the DUT.

Naturally, there will be a wait time while the user changes the DUT. In the case of time out, the test will end with red (failure).

New test where the test configuration hasn’t yet been selected. You should select a test configuration for it.


There are two kinds of Start/Stop buttons in the Vantage interface. One is for a single test which is on each individual test bar, this button will only start or stop the single test. Another is the global Start/Stop button which is located on the top right of the test windows. Once you click this global button, it will apply to all tests which are not finished.

Results Log

In this box, all the outcomes of the test will be recorded including a timestamp. It will record the creation time of the test, the test configuration which it’s running and the test is passed or failed, and the reason for the failure and so on. Left-click the box to show detailed information.

Other Buttons 

Click this button to expand the test box to see more information of the test.

 Click this button to hide the detailed test information.

 Click this button to delete the test.

 The global statistics of the test result. It will display the Passed number

 The global statistics of the test result. It will display the Failed number

 Input your “Station ID” here and this Station ID to include it in the test report.

 Input your “Tester ID” here and this Tester ID to include it in the test report.

Testbed Window Settings

The Testbed window settings could change the display options of the Test Now page. Here, you can define how many tests show on the front page or hide some buttons that aren’t in use. It is also possible to filter the view of the passed and the failed tests.

  • Window layout:

It could be set into different numbers of windows

1(1×1), 2(2×1), 4(2×2), 6(3×2), 8(4×2), 10(5×2), 12(6×2)

  • Hide successfully completed tests

All the successful tests will be hidden on this UI page.

  • Hide failed completed tests

All the failed tests will be hidden on this UI page

  • Delete unfinished tests

All the test which didn’t finish will be deleted

  • Show latest □ results

It will only show the latest x amount of tests in each test window.

Display Element Settings

The display element of different buttons and boxes. This setting allows the customer to hide or display the below element settings.

  • Show pass/fail statistics

Enable this setting to show passed and failed counters on the top of the page.

It is global statistics, it will count the pass and the fail test.

  • Show “Start/stop all” button

Enable this setting to show a global start button on the top of the page next to the “Test window settings”. It’s a global button – clicking it starts/stops all the tests that have not finished.

  • Show Tester ID

Allows for input of Tester ID if this feature is enabled. The Tester ID will be featured on the test report.

  • Show Station ID

It allows the user to input their Station ID if this feature is enabled. The Station ID will be featured on the test report.