There are several implementations of storage handlers. The Open Test Architecture infrastructure returns the handler object appropriate to the configuration of the servers and project on which the application is run.
The use of the handlers in your application is the same regardless of the implementation. Declare variables as type IExtendedStorage.
Get a storage handler object from AttachmentFactory.AttachmentStorage, Run.ExtendedStorage, Attachment.AttachmentStorage, Test.ExtendedStorage, or TestFactory.RepositoryStorage.
Note that a storage handler object obtained from an object will not necessarily handle only items belonging to that object. For example, if you get a storage object from a test attachment and then download all attachments:
Set TestAttachmentFactoryObj = aTestObject.Attachments
Set TestAttachStorage = TestAttachmentFactoryObj.AttachmentStorage
AttachDownLoadPath = TestAttachStorage.LoadEx("*.*", True, NullList, isFatalErr)
The result is to download all attachments in the project.
To avoid this, either specify a filter or use other methods. In the above example, you could replace the ExtendedStorage load with Attachment.Load.
The storage handler is also accessible from TDConnection.ExtendedStorage, but a reference obtained this way is disabled by the default security settings.
|Cancel||Cancels the load or save action.|
|Delete||Deletes files locally or from the server.|
|GetLastError||Gets the last error that occurred during asynchronous load and save operations.|
|Load||Downloads the storage structure to the client file system.|
|LoadEx||Downloads the storage structure to the client file system.|
|Progress||Polls the progress of the last action (Load or Save).|
|Save||Uploads the storage structure to the server.|
|SaveEx||Uploads the storage structure to the server.|
|ActionFinished||Checks if the load or save action is finished.|
|ClientPath||The location on the client to which to download or from which to upload.|
|Root||The storage root.|
|ServerPath||Deprecated. The location on the server from which to download or to which to upload.|