Test Device: Create New or Edit Existing

The Test Device feature works in conjunction with the Device Update feature. You can add a test device to the Test Device page and then use this device to verify the functionality of new updates before deploying the updates to production devices. You can test a device globally (throughout your entire environment) or within a single site. You identify a test device by its Media Access Control (MAC) address or serial number. When you add a device, it appears in the list on the Test Device page of the Skype for Business Server Control Panel.

Tasks you can perform

You can perform the following tasks on the New Test Device or Edit Test Device page:

  • Add a new test device.

  • Modify the properties of an existing test device.

UI Reference

The following lists describe the menus, commands, fields, and properties on the page.

  • Scope Identifies the scope (Global or Site) of the test device.

  • Name You can add or modify the name of the test device.

  • Device name You can add or modify the name of the test device.

  • Identifier type You can select the method to use to identify the device by selecting one of the following:

    • MAC address

    • Serial number

  • Unique identifier You can type the MAC address or serial number of the device.

For details about testing devices, see Add a Device to Test Update Functionality in the Operations documentation.

See also

Test Device



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