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How to update/modify multiple test cases in RQM using REST/OSLC?


Andrew Ciaz (493) | asked Dec 03 '20, 2:47 a.m.

 Hi team,


I know the REST is support bulk create/update test artifact in RQM. But while updating multiple test cases what should be the Url? 

The documentation is not describe this scenario. Please suggest the solution

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Monika Rajput (1962) | answered Dec 04 '20, 8:21 a.m.

Hi Andrew,


The url and method is correct. The problem is with your body xml. 

As the wiki stated that the body xml should be in format of 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom">
      <entry>
           <id>resource ID</id>
           <content>
                 resource XML
           </content>
       </entry>
</feed>

Something similar to 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom">
<entry>       
<id>https://<server_url>/qm/service/com.ibm.rqm.integration.service.IIntegrationService/resources/<project_name>/testcase/urn:com.ibm.rqm:testcase:2</id>
<content>
<ns19:testcase
xmlns:ns19="http://jazz.net/xmlns/alm/qm/v0.1/"
xmlns:ns3="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"
xmlns:ns21="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
<ns3:title type="text">Test updated</ns3:title>
<ns19:weight>500</ns19:weight>
</ns19:testcase>
</content>
</entry>
<entry>
<id>https://<server_url>/qm/service/com.ibm.rqm.integration.service.IIntegrationService/resources/<project_name>/testcase/urn:com.ibm.rqm:testcase:20</id>
<content>
<ns19:testcase
xmlns:ns19="http://jazz.net/xmlns/alm/qm/v0.1/"
xmlns:ns2="http://schema.ibm.com/vega/2008/"
xmlns:ns3="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"
xmlns:ns21="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
<ns3:title type="text">Test updated 1</ns3:title>
<ns19:weight>1000</ns19:weight>
</ns19:testcase>
</content>
</entry>
</feed>
Add the proper xmlns for the tags you would like to update i.e. ns3 for updating creator under <ns3:creator>.
You should also add the proper headers. Please go through the wiki for more clarification.

Thanks,
Monika Rajput

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Andrew Ciaz commented Dec 04 '20, 8:32 a.m.

@Monika thanks now the HTTP POST method work correctly but it creates new test cases. My requirement is update test cases in bulk. Is it possible using qm REST API? 


Monika Rajput commented Dec 04 '20, 8:35 a.m.

@Andrew, Please update the ID of each test case to the ID with your existing test case which you would like to update under <id> tag. 


Thanks


Andrew Ciaz commented Dec 04 '20, 10:26 a.m.

and where i should update this <id>  field in my xml or url?

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Andrew Ciaz (493) | answered Dec 04 '20, 1:00 a.m.

  Hi user PUT method with URL: https://<serverUrl>/qm/service/com.ibm.rqm.integration.service.IIntegrationService/resources/JKE%20Banking%20(Quality%20Management)/testcase/


and below is the xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
   <title type="text">testcase ATOM feed for project area JKE Banking (Quality Management)</title>
   <link href="https://d-9376:9443/qm/web/console/" rel="alternate" />
   <entry>
      <updated>2020-06-30T15:13:56.679Z</updated>
      <title type="text">Test - Donors Deposit Money Into a Pooled Assistance Fund</title>
      <summary type="text" />
   </entry>
</feed>

It returns 302 response code but test cases is not updated.

Please suggest if i miss something


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Monika Rajput (1962) | answered Dec 04 '20, 4:40 a.m.

Hi Andrew,


The bulk upload is supported on POST requests only. Please see jazz.net wiki Bulk Upload for more information.

Thanks,
Monika Rajput


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Andrew Ciaz commented Dec 04 '20, 7:06 a.m.

Hi @Monika Rajput thanks for your reply when I changed my method to POST, now http response returning 400 code, with PUT it was 302


Andrew Ciaz commented Dec 04 '20, 7:51 a.m.

@Monika Rajput responcebody returns message "No feed entries in the bulk upload request" . could you please help me to understand the meaning m url is:

URL:- https://<serverurl>/qm/service/com.ibm.rqm.integration.service.IIntegrationService/resources/JKE+Banking+%28Quality+Management%29/testcase

Method = POST


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