Filter Settings Tab (Properties Pane - API Testing)

Relevant for: API testing only

This tab enables you to set a filter for received messages. This tab is available for HTTP Receive steps and operations from Web Service calls imported as server response steps.

To access
  1. Open the Properties pane.

  2. Select an HTTP Receive or Web Service step in the canvas.

  3. In the Properties Pane, select the Filter tab .

Relevant tasks Test an asynchronous Web service
See also Asynchronous Service Calls

The Filter Settings tab's user interface elements are described below.

UI Element


Clears the text in the filter area.

Opens the Select Link Source Dialog Box (API Testing), to allow you to link to existing data.

<filter text>

A text area containing the filtering expression. You can enter free text or a regular expression and use the Select Link Source dialog box to create a data expression.

When filtering request headers, you can only filter requests that contain both a key and value. Headers that have a key, but no value, cannot be filtered.

Filter Type

The type of filtering: Exact match, Starts with, Ends with, Contains, and Regular expression.

If you specify Exact Match and you are trying to match a key-value pair, you must specify both the key and value strings.