HP just released a new critical patch (SOAST_00065) for Service Test 11.20. This patch includes many feature updates and multiple fixes for known issues.
What features have been updated?
SOAST_00065 fixes the following known issues:Logic added in Service Test that monitors and automatically removes unnecessary linksErrors when an ampersand is part of a test's folders nameChanging an BPT property value ends up resetting the value in the Test Plan moduleIssues with drag and drop activity from a Web Service when a “complexType has already been declared”Links for data sources not resolved in the Service Test's output tab for the first iteration of the ‘Run Program” activityLoops within Loops issue when trying to use links to Excel data sources – the index of the first element is changed to the second element after the first iterationService Test 11.20 and Quality Center 10 Checkpoint's failing but passes test in QC 10Unmanageable window and column size when using the Update Step wizardUnable to upgrade ST scripts created in ST 11.00 to 11.20 (Cool! this one was really annoying to me)No access to HTTP response headers when using REST stepsImport WSDL issues when using a WSDL that contained documentation elementsDeleting and Creating links to data sources created duplication of data queriesMore data/time formats now supportedAdding new steps to an existing test are ignored‘Get Folder Content' search pattern activity is not evaluated correctly on some machinesUnable to import the sample flight application demo's WSDL when running from outside of the networkProblems with Access DB connection strings generated when using the ST connection builder wizard
What is fixed?
The following features have been updated with this patch release:Property LinksRun-timeRun Program ActivityUpgradeHTTP Request ActivityFormat Date/Time ActivityGet Folder Content ActivityREST ActivityDB ActivitiesSample Flight Application
Get the Patch
Like I said, this is a critical patch, so save yourself some headaches and install it now. To get SOAST_00065 either request it from HP support or you can download it from https://www.joecolantonio.com/downloads
For an updated list of all patches available for Service Test 11 check out the Patches section in my article: Service Test 11 Support Matrix with Patch Updates