Create a manual test run

This flow demonstrates how to use the REST API to run a manual test.

Areas: Manual tests, Gherkin tests, test suites

Entity relationship diagram

We need to access the following entities for this flow, and understand the relationships between these entities.

Entity Relationships in this flow Description of relationship Reference / relationship fields
Tests Manual Tests, Gherkin Tests, and Test Suites This aggregate resource collection represents types of tests, including manual tests, Gherkin tests, automated tests, and test suites. subtype
Manual Tests Tests

The manual test is a subtype of the tests aggregate resource collection.

The manual test can also be accessed in the manual_tests resource collection.

There is no field that relates back to the aggregate resource collection, tests.

 
Steps

Manual test steps are stored in the ALM Octane internal repository. Steps are accessed as a script resource under the corresponding test in the tests resource collection.

tests\<test_ID>\script
Runs Manual Test Runs and Test Suite Runs This aggregate resource collection represents types of test runs, including manual runsand test suite runs. subtype
Manual Runs Runs

The manual test run is a subtype of the runs aggregate resource collection.

The manual test run can also be accessed in the manual_runs resource collection.

There is no field that relates back to the aggregate resource collection, runs.

 
Manual Tests

Manual test runs are associated with their respective tests.

test
Releases Manual Runs

Runs can be associated with releases.

release
List Nodes Manual Runs Run statuses are in the list_node resource collection. native_status

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Flow

Let's create the REST API call for creating a manual test run step-by-step.

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