Description

The Deploy Tools plug-in provides several steps that help verify the successful deployment of an application.

Platform Support:

This plug-in is supported to run on all operating systems that are supported by the HCL Launch agent, except for z/OS.

Quick Info

Product
HCL Launch
Type
plugin
Compatibility
HCL Launch version 7.0 or later
Created by
HCL Software
Website
Version Name Action

8.787096

launch-tools-8.787096.zip

launch-tools-8.787096.zip

8.787096


Summary

The HCL Launch Tools plugin provides automated post deployment verification steps to verify that applications are deployed to web sites. You can use the plugin to determine whether a deployment succeeded or failed. You can also specify application and component threshold processing time.

This plugin includes one or more steps, click Steps for step details and properties.

Compatibility

This plugin requires HCL Launch version 7.0 or later.

This pluin runs on all operating systems that the HCL Launch agents supports, except for IBM z/OS.

Installation

See Installing plugins in HCL Launch for installing and removing plugins.

History

The following table describes the changes made in each plugin version.

Plugin history details
Version Description
8 Proxy compatibility added. Fix build issue related to a missing log4j library.

Usage

Step palette

To access this plugin in the palette, click Quality > Functional Testing > Simple Web Test.

Steps

The following process steps are available in the Deploy Tools plugin.

Check Total Application Process Execution Time

Check the run time of the application process. The step fails if the time is greater than the specified threshold.

Input properties for the Check Total Application Process Execution Time step
Name Type Description Required
Component Process Request ID String Yes
Timeout String The number of seconds that the application process is allowed to run. Yes

Check Total Component Process Execution Time

Check the run time of the component process. The step fails if the time is greater than a specified threshold.

Input properties for the Check Total Component Process Execution Time step
Name Type Description Required
Component Process Request ID String The ID of the component process to check. Yes
Timeout String The number of seconds that the component process is allowed to run. Yes

Verify Deployment

Verify the deployment of an application by using the HTTP interface.

Input properties for the Verify Deployment step
Name Type Description Required
Charset String The character encoding for the file. The default value is UTF-8. No
Fail if match found Boolean If selected, the process fails if a match is found. No
Password Password The password to use for authentication. No
Password Script String A script that returns the password to use for authentication. No
Timeout String The time, in milliseconds, after which to fail the process. No
URL String The URL to use to verify the deployment. Yes
User Name String The user name to use for authentication. No
Verification String String The string to search for in the response to verify the correct deployment. Yes

Wait for web page

Wait for a web page to become accessible and to contain specified text.

Input properties for the Wait for web page step
Name Type Description Required
Fail if match found Boolean If selected, the process fails if a match is found. No
Maximum wait time (s) String The maximum number of seconds to wait for the conditions to be met. Yes
Password Password The password to use for authentication. No
Password Script String A script that returns the password to use for authentication. No
Proxy Hostname String If you are connecting to a website through a proxy, specify the host name or IP address of the proxy server. For example: 192.0.2.8. No
Proxy Password String If authentication is required, specify the password to use to authenticate with the proxy server. No
Proxy Port Number String Specify the port number used by the proxy server for client connections. For example: 80. No
Proxy Username String If authentication is required, specify the user name to use to authenticate with the proxy server. No
Retry wait time (ms) String The number of milliseconds to wait between retries. Yes
Timeout String The request timeout, in milliseconds. Use this field if the default wait time is too long. No
URL String The URL to use to verify deployment. Yes
User Name String The user name to use for authentication. No
Verification String String The string to search for in the response to verify the correct deployment. Yes