Plug-in Documentation

IBM Rational Test Automation Server (RTAS)

Overview

Overview

IBM Rational Test Automation Server plug-in allows to automate the testing of integration in complex application environments much earlier in the development lifecycle.

Compatibility

This plug-in supports Rational Test Workbench v8.5 or higher.

The plug-in steps are executable on all IBM UrbanCode Deploy and the Rational Test Control Panel Ant client agents.

This plug-in is not compatible with agents on z/OS.

Installation

No special steps are required for installation. See Installing plug-ins in UrbanCode Deploy.

Note:This plug-in can be installed without migration or upgradation of the last version of the Plug-in (formerly GreenHat plug-in).

Known limitations

The Start scenario and Stop scenario steps do not work within a transient environment.

Steps

Process steps in the IBM Rational Test Automation Server plug-in

Start Job

Start a job on the Rational Test Automation Server.

Input properties for the Start Job step
Name Type Description Required
Allow Insecure Connections Boolean Select this option to allow insecure connections to the Rational Test Automation Server. No
File Path String Path to the RTAS file. Yes
Offline Token Password User provided offline access token for accessing the Rational Test Automation Server. Yes
Rational Test Automation Server URL String The URL of your Rational Test Automation Server. Yes
Type Enumeration:

  • APISUITE
  • AFTSUITE
  • COMPOUND
  • RATESCHEDULE
  • VUSCHEDULE
Type of job to run. Yes

Usage

Use the Service Virtualization plug-in to automate the virtualization of services from IBM UrbanCode Deploy.

Before you begin

  1. Install the UrbanCode Deploy server. For assistance, see UrbanCode Deploy documentation.
  2. Install the Service Virtualization plug-in on the UrbanCode Deploy server. For assistance, see Installing plug-ins.
  3. Install the UrbanCode Deploy agent and connect it to the UrbanCode Deploy server. For assistance, see UrbanCode Deploy documentation.