HP Service Test 11.20 – New Critical Patch 5 SOAST_00076


Patch Alert

HP just released a new critical cumulative patch (SOAST_00076) for Service Test 11.20. This patch includes many feature updates and multiple fixes for known issues.

What Features have been updated?

  • SOAP Request Activity

  • BPT Integration

  • Command Line Execution

  • Script Execution from QC

  • WSDL Importing

  • REST Activity

  • Array Checkpoints

  • QTP Test Execution

  • HTTP Activity

  • Data Drive

What’s been fixed?

  • Duplicate component names can be used for input and output parameters for business components to be saved in ALM.
  • Cannot execute tests from command line with box xml (>8192 chars).
  • Problem to use more than 64K size of an input file
  • Log4Net Exception when Executing BPT Component in ST 11.2.
  • Dragging and Dropping Web Services operation creates Error Message.
  • Cannot open test with REST definitions after checking into SVN.
  • System Argument Exception thrown with no changes to the shared activity used in a test.
  • Error Message:Value cannot be null.Parameter name:value
  • Failure to select another ST test for certain relative paths.
  • SKIP# gives error if it is used for the Array Tags
  • ST output window does not show Korean characters as response of a HTTP GET operation.
  • 20 Minutes to Switch between XML Grid View and Text View and vice versa.
  • Data Drive Entire Step feature does not work when SOAP request contains too many XML tags.
  • Test does not open, invalid xml handling.
  • XML grid: Can’t edit xml element.
  • XML grid: Can’t enter value to simple element with attributes.

How to Get Patch 5

Like I said, this is a critical patch, so save yourself some headaches and install it now. To get SOAST_00076 either request it from HP support or you can download it from https://www.joecolantonio.com/downloads



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