Tiger User Manual

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Managing Projects

What is a Tiger Project?

Tiger project is a logical grouping of test targets and tests to be performed as a whole. Each Tiger project consists of zero or more targets, each containing zero or more tests (although projects without any targets and tests are not very meaningful).

Starting a New Project

A blank project is created automatically when you start Tiger. If you need to create a project based on a project template, or simply another blank project, do this:

  • To create a project based on a project template, from the File menu, select New.
  • To create a blank project, click the New button on the toolbar, or press Ctrl+N. Alternatively, from the File menu, select New and choose the "Blank Project" template.

Opening an Existing Project

To open an existing project, either

  • Click the Open toolbar button, or
  • From the File menu, select Open

Tiger projects have the .tgp file extension.

Saving Your Project

To save your project, either

  • Click the Save toolbar button, or
  • From the File menu, select Save (to save the project using its current file name and location) or Save As (to save the project under a new name and/or at a new location)

Saving Your Project as a Project Template

You can also save your project as a template. That way, you and other users can quickly create new projects based on your project. After your template is imported (currently, there is no GUI for this, just place your .tgpt file in the Project Templates subfolder), it will appear in the New Project dialog (displayed when you select New from the File menu, or press Ctrl+N) and new projects can easily be created based on it.

Note: Typically, users will want to run the same tests, but not on the same servers as you did in your project, so it’s a good idea to clear the Path properties of your project targets before saving the project as a template.

Tiger currently ships with the Tiger ASP.NET Module template, which contains tests for some well known ASP.NET 2.0 vulnerabilites.