Fetch from Dimensions CM

Use the Fetch from Dimensions CM bundled plugin to check out source items from a Dimensions CM repository.

To configure the Fetch from Dimensions CM step:

  1. Add the Fetch from Dimensions CM step to a chain, as described in Create chains.

  2. Enter the plugin configuration details:

    Field Description
    Title Enter a name for the plugin step or accept the default name.
    URL for repository

    Enter the URL of the Dimensions CM server, for example:


    User name Enter the username of a registered Dimensions CM user.
    Password Click Set Password to enter the Dimensions CM user's password.

    (Optional) Specify the stream to fetch sources from, for example: 



    (Optional) To fetch only specific directories, specify directory paths, one path per line, for example:


    To fetch the entire stream, leave the field empty.

    Clean workspace before fetch (Optional) Select to clean the local work area before fetching source files.
    Changeset ID (Optional) Enter the version (changeset ID) of the stream to fetch. By default, the latest version of a stream is used.
    Workspace subdirectory to fetch files into (Optional) Enter the subdirectory to fetch source files to. By default, the entire content of the local work area is replaced with the fetched sources.
    Enable path validation (Optional) If this option is selected, the plugin can use only the agent’s workspace even if instructed otherwise by the Dimensions CM server.
    Control options

    (Optional) Define the control options for the plugin step:

    • Enable step. By default, the step is enabled to run. Clear this option if you need to deactivate the step.

      Disabled steps are skipped when the chain runs.

    • Fail the step. Specify the conditions for failing the step, such as unit test failures, findings criteria, and/or console log entries.

    • Mark step as unstable. Specify the conditions for making the step unstable, such as unit test failures, findings criteria, and/or console log entries.

    Output variables (Optional) Specify the output variables to be passed to other steps down the chain. For details, see Publish output variables.

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