Testing using Postman
Postman is a popular web development and testing tool for working with APIs and can be downloaded from https://www.getpostman.com/
It provides easy access to our APIs to make comparisons using your licensed products.
Postman provides extensive features for performing integration testing with our API. It allows for repeatable, reliable tests that can be automated and used in a variety of environments and includes useful tools for persisting data. See the Postman Learning Centre.
A collection is available for testing using Postman.
To use this, copy this link: https://www.getpostman.com/collections/bb1119cac1fc365a4ca1
Go to Postman and press the Import button in the top left:
Then press "Import From Link" in the popup that appears, then follow the instructions in the box:
Paste the saved link into this window:
The collection is available from the sidebar under "Collections":
The Collection comes with various example requests, that have been set up with Collection specific variables - "scheme", "host", and "port" as shown in the URL for the comparison.
These three variables have the respective default values of
If you need to change these, then click the "..." button in the sidebar next to the Collection name, then "Edit". Note that the Variables tab is only available for the Collection not the individual requests.
From "Variables" you can then edit as required, for example, if the REST service is running over a different port than 8080: