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REST API: Query list of Test Environments for a given Test Plan

Rophy Tsai (231017) | asked Mar 25 '15, 11:40 p.m.

Given a Test Plan URL, I'd like to obtain list of associated Test Environments, with URL and Name for each Test Environments.

I know I can do it this way:
  1. GET /testplan/id to obtain list of test env URLs
  2. for each test env URL, get /configuration/id to obtain its name

However, this requires N HTTP requests just to obtain the name, I'd like to minimize amount of HTTP requests. Is there any better ways?

Note: I tried to peek at internal API, and can do the following to obtain list of test env Names of given testplan:
  1. GET ITestConfigurationRestService?configurations?testplanUUID=xxx  
However, the test env URL is not exposed in the API.

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Donald Nong (14.5k414) | answered Mar 26 '15, 5:04 a.m.
The URL for the Test Environment artifact is constructed by the client side script, based on the response of the ITestConfigurationRestService request. You will need to "id" (UUID) and "/Assets/AssetInstance/AssetType/name" to construct the URL for the test environment. Note that this is the web URL, not REST API.
I haven't found a way to show the id and the name of the test environment when querying the test plans using REST API either.
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