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VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook

By : Hersey Cartwright
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VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook

By: Hersey Cartwright

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
VMware vSphere 5.x Datacenter Design Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating a validation test plan

The validation test plan documents how the implementation will be verified. It documents the criteria that must be met to determine the success of the implementation and the test procedures that should be followed when validating the environment. The criteria and procedures defined in the validation test plan determine whether or not the design requirements have been successfully met.

How to do it...

The validation test plan should include the following information:

  • Purpose statement

  • Assumption statement

  • Success criteria

  • Test procedures

How it works...

The purpose statement defines the purpose of the validation test plan and the assumption statement documents any assumptions the author of the plan has made in developing the test plan. Typically, the assumptions are that the testing and validation will be performed by someone who is familiar with the concepts and the design.

The following is an example of a purpose and assumption statement for a validation test plan...