CI/CD API

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1 CI/CD API

With the CI/CD API, you can easily integrate ATS into your automated deployment workflow. You can run a test according to predefined templates and then query its status and result. Additionally, you can rerun the test cases that were not passed for a failed test suite. For more information on how to integrate ATS into your CI/CD workflow, see the How-To ATS CI/CD.

2 CI/CD Templates

CI/CD Templates are predefined configurations for a remote job run. The remote job run is triggered via the run job web service. Every CI/CD Template consists of the job configuration, an associated test case or test suite, and a generated unique ID. This ID identifies the CI/CD template. An overview of all the existing CI/CD Templates is found on the CI/CD Templates tab on the Test Runs page.

Name Description
Type Icon Test case, test suite.
Name Test case name, test suite name, or custom name.
Browser Firefox, Chrome.
UID The ID that identifies the CI/CD Template.

You can add new CI/CD Templates by clicking Add Testcase or Add Testsuite. A dialog box will open where you select the test case or test suite for the CI/CD Template. After that, the New CI/CD Template dialog box opens.

Configure the following options in the New CI/CD Template dialog box:

Name Description
Name By default, the name of the test case/test suite. Customizable.
Environment The environment to test.
Selenium Hub The Selenium hub where the test is executed.
Browser The browser that is used for the test: Firefox or Chrome.

For supported Selenium hubs, like Browserstack, further options are available. For more details, see Supported Selenium Hub Provider.

3 API

The ATS CI/CD API is based on the SOAP web service protocol. Currently there are three services available: Run Job, Get Job Status, and RerunNotPassed. The following sections show the structures of the request-and-response messages of these services.

3.1 Run Job

Starts a new job based on a CI/CD template and returns the UUID of the job which can be used to query the result.

3.1.1 URL

https://ats100.mendixcloud.com/ws/RunJob

3.1.2 Request

You must include the following information in the request:

Name Description
username ATSAPIUser
password ATSAPIUser
AppAPIToken The key for the CI/CD API. Generated on the App Settings page.
AppID The ID of your Mendix app.
JobTemplateID The unique ID of the CI/CD Template.
3.1.2.1 Example
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Header>
    <tns:authentication>
      <username>ATSAPIUser</username>
      <password>ATSAPIUser</password>
    </tns:authentication>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:RunJob>
      <TestRun>
        <AppAPIToken>exampleString</AppAPIToken>
        <AppID>exampleString</AppID>
        <JobTemplateID>exampleString</JobTemplateID>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:RunJob>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

3.1.3 Response

The following table shows the data contained in the response of the Run Job service:

Name Description
Started True if the test has already started. Otherwise, false.
ErrorMessage Contains the error message if the test failed to start. Empty if the test started successfully.
JobID The unique ID of the job. This ID is used to retrieve the result of the test with the Get Job Status service.
3.1.3.1 Example
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:RunJobResponse>
      <RunJob>
        <Started>false</Started>
        <ErrorMessage>exampleString</ErrorMessage>
        <JobID>exampleString</JobID>
      </RunJob>
    </tns:RunJobResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

3.2 Get Job Status

3.2.1 URL

https://ats100.mendixcloud.com/ws/GetJobStatus

3.2.2 Request

You must include the following information in the request:

Name Description
username The user name of the web service user.
password The password of the web service user.
AppAPIToken The key for the CI/CD API. Generated on the App Settings page.
JobID The unique ID of the job returned by the Run Job service.
AppID The ID of your Mendix app.
IncludeExecutionFlags¹ Indicates whether to include execution flags (canceled, warning) in the response.
IncludeExecutionResultBreakdown¹ Indicates whether to include the number of passed/failed/not executed test cases in the response.
IncludeDetailsPerTestCase¹ Indicates whether to include details (for example, name, result, duration) for each test case that was executed in the response.

¹ Optional. If left out, defaults to false.

3.2.2.1 Example

Basic example, only returns the status and result (and error message if there is one):

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Header>
    <tns:authentication>
      <username>exampleUser</username>
      <password>examplePassword</password>
    </tns:authentication>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRun>
      <TestRun>
        <AppAPIToken>exampleString</AppAPIToken>
        <JobID>exampleString</JobID>
        <AppID>exampleString</AppID>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRun>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
3.2.2.2 Example

Example which also returns the number of passed/failed/not executed test cases:

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Header>
    <tns:authentication>
      <username>exampleUser</username>
      <password>examplePassword</password>
    </tns:authentication>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRun>
      <TestRun>
        <AppAPIToken>exampleString</AppAPIToken>
        <JobID>exampleString</JobID>
        <AppID>exampleString</AppID>
        <IncludeExecutionResultBreakdown>true</IncludeExecutionResultBreakdown>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRun>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
3.2.2.3 Example

Example which returns the status of the execution flags and details for each test case.

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Header>
    <tns:authentication>
      <username>exampleUser</username>
      <password>examplePassword</password>
    </tns:authentication>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRun>
      <TestRun>
        <AppAPIToken>exampleString</AppAPIToken>
        <JobID>exampleString</JobID>
        <AppID>exampleString</AppID>
        <IncludeExecutionFlags>true</IncludeExecutionFlags>
        <IncludeDetailsPerTestCase>true</IncludeDetailsPerTestCase>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRun>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

3.2.3 Response

The following table shows the data contained in the response of the Get Job Status service:

Name Description
ExecutionStatus Status of the execution: Running or Queued.
ErrorMessage Contains the error message if the test failed to start. Empty if the test started succesfully.
ExecutionResult Result of the execution: Passed or Failed.
ExecutionFlags¹ Status of the canceled and warning flags for the job.
ExecutionResultBreakdown¹ Number of test cases in this job that passed, failed, and were not executed.
ExecutionDetailsPerTestCase¹ Name, result (Passed,Failed,Not_Executed), duration, and error message² for each executed test case.

¹ Optional, only returned if the corresponding Include statement was set to true in the request.
² Error messages are only included for not passed testcases where a simple and short error message can be generated.

3.2.3.1 Example

Basic example, only returns the status and result (and error message if there is one):

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRunResponse>
      <TestRun>
        <ExecutionStatus>[key]</ExecutionStatus>
        <ExecutionResult>[key]</ExecutionResult>
        <ErrorMessage>exampleString</ErrorMessage>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRunResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
3.2.3.2 Example

Example which also returns the number of passed, failed, and not-executed test cases:

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRunResponse>
      <TestRun>
        <ExecutionStatus>[key]</ExecutionStatus>
        <ExecutionResult>[key]</ExecutionResult>
        <ErrorMessage>exampleString</ErrorMessage>
        <ExecutionResultBreakdown>
            <ResultBreakdown>
                <CountPassed>5</CountPassed>
                <CountNotExecuted>1</CountNotExecuted>
                <CountFailed>1</CountFailed>
            </ResultBreakdown>
        </ExecutionResultBreakdown>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRunResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
3.2.3.3 Example

Example which returns the status of the execution flags and details for each test case.

<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:GetTestRunResponse>
      <TestRun>
        <ExecutionStatus>[key]</ExecutionStatus>
        <ExecutionResult>[key]</ExecutionResult>
        <ErrorMessage>exampleString</ErrorMessage>
        <ExecutionFlags>
            <Flags>
                <Canceled>true</Canceled>
                <Warning>false</Warning>
            </Flags>
        </ExecutionFlags>
        <ExecutionDetailsPerTestCase>
          <ExecutionDetailsTestCase>
            <Name>exampleString</Name>
            <Result>[key]</Result>
            <Duration>00:00:04</Duration>
          </ExecutionDetailsTestCase>
          <ExecutionDetailsTestCase>
            <Name>exampleString</Name>
            <Result>[key]</Result>
            <Duration>00:01:37</Duration>
            <ErrorMessage>exampleString</ErrorMessage>
          </ExecutionDetailsTestCase>
        </ExecutionDetailsPerTestCase>
      </TestRun>
    </tns:GetTestRunResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

3.3 Rerun Not Passed

Reruns all the failed or not-executed test cases for a finished job. Returns the UUID of the new job which can be used to query the result.

3.3.1 URL

https://ats100.mendixcloud.com/ws/RerunNotPassed

3.3.2 Request

You must include the following information in the request:

Name Description
username ATSAPIUser
password ATSAPIUser
AppAPIToken The key for the CI/CD API. Generated on the App Settings page.
AppID The ID of your Mendix app.
FinishedJobID The unique UUID of a finished job that was started with Run Job.
3.3.2.1 Example
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:tns="http://www.mendix.com/">
  <soap:Header>
    <tns:authentication>
      <username>ATSAPIUser</username>
      <password>ATSAPIUser</password>
    </tns:authentication>
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <tns:RerunNotPassed>
      <RerunNotPassed>
        <AppAPIToken>exampleString</AppAPIToken>
        <AppID>exampleString</AppID>
        <FinishedJobID>exampleString</FinishedJobID>
      </RerunNotPassed>
    </tns:RerunNotPassed>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

3.3.3 Response

The response for Rerun Not Passed is identical with the response for Run Job in the 3.1.3 Response section above.