PeopleSoft Test Framework - Test Result 'None'

A few of our tests in PTF are showing a test result of 'None.' Can someone explain to me what that means? I couldn't find an explanation in any of the documentation of the test results and how to troubleshoot it to get a success.
For example, for test to demonstrate viewing job data here are the steps
Browser
Start
Browser
FrameSet
Pwd
Set_Value
Name=pwd
Button
Click
Name=Submit
Link
Click
id=pthnavbca_PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT
Link
Click
id=fldra_HC_WORKFORCE_ADMINISTRATION
Link
Click
id=fldra_HC_WORKFORCE_INFO
Link
Click
innerText=Job Data
Browser
FrameSet
TargetContent
Page
Prompt
ADMINISTER_WORKFORCE_(GBL).JOB_DATA.GBL
Text
Set_Value
Name=EMPLMT_SRCH_COR_EMPLID
Page
PromptOk
Page
Go_To
Job Information
Page
Go_To
Job Labor
Page
Go_To
Payroll
Page
Go_To
Salary Plan
Page
Go_To
Compensation
Browser
FrameSet
Link
Click
id=pthdr2logout
Here is the log
Test Start:
Frame set to "
Frame set to ''
Button.Click [Name=Submit]
   Frame set to 'TargetContent'
   Frame set to ''
Link.Click [id=pthdr2logout]
Test End
Thanks for your help

Have you configured your environment for https? We need to have SSL configured for PTF to work

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