Configuring custom execution adapter types

Register a custom test automation script type to use custom test automation adapters when you create and edit scripts in the quality management application.

About this task

To create a test script that uses a custom adapter, you must first configure a corresponding custom test automation script type in the quality management project area.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Quality Management application as an administrator.
  2. From the project area administration page, select the Custom Execution Adapter Types tab.
  3. Click Add. The editor opens.
  4. Enter values for script ID, Name, and, optionally, Description. The new adapter type displays as a row in the Custom Test Automation Script Types page.
    Note: The script ID must be the same as the ID of the test automation adapter utility. For more information, refer to the custom test automation adapter API document.
  5. The subsection below the adapter types window displays a list of suggested input parameters. These input parameters are specified by the corresponding test automation adapter; the adapter accepts these input parameters during testing. For more information, refer to the custom test automation adapter API document.
    1. To add an input parameter as required by the custom adapter type, click Add in the upper right portion of the Custom Test Automation Script Type Details subsection.
    2. Enter a Name, Description, and Default Value. To make the input parameter mandatory, select Required.
    Note: To remove a custom adapter from the project area, select it and click Remove. To edit an existing custom adapter, select its row and click the attribute you want to change.
  6. Click Save. The custom test automation adapter type information is saved to the project area.

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