xmltest

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: August 2005
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NAME

xmltest - Test script to send CIM-XML (via wbemcat) to CIMOM and compare to known results  

SYNOPSIS

xmltest [FILE]  

DESCRIPTION

xmltest is a script that is used to send a raw CIM-XML test file to the sfcb CIMOM (using wbemcat) and then compares the returned CIM-XML results against a previously determined 'OK' result file to check whether the returned results match the expected results. If there does not yet exist an 'OK' corresponding to the XML file then xmltest will save the returned results as the new OK file for later use. If the returned CIM-XML results don't match the existing 'OK' file a new 'result' file will be generated containing the erroneous results.

If no FILE is specified xmltest will use all files with a .xml extension in the current directory path.  

EXAMPLE

If there is no 'OK' file to compare returned CIM-XML results against xmltest will generate one.

# xmltest test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml

Running test test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml ... OK
Saving response as test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.OK

If the returned CIM-XML results match the existing 'OK' file xmltest will signal that the test passed.

# xmltest test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml

Running test test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml ... Passed

If the returned CIM-XML results don't match the existing 'OK' file xmltest will signal that the tes failed and generate a 'result' file containing the erroneous results.

# xmltest test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml

Running test test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.xml ... FAILED
Check test/getclass.Linux_OperatingSystem.result for errors
 

PREREQUISITES

Requires wbemcat on search path.  

AUTHOR

Dr. Gareth S. Bestor <[email protected]>  

CONTRIBUTORS

Adrian Schuur <[email protected]>  

BUGS

Does not adequately deal with additional http headers/footers caused by chunking responses, which will result in false failures when comparing results to existing "x.OK" files.

The SBLIM project maintains a mailing list to which you should direct all questions regarding sfcb, sfcc, wbemcli, or any of the SBLIM providers. To subscribe to this mailing list visit

http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/sblim-issues

The SBLIM Project Bug tracking page can be found at

http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=128809&atid=712784
 

COPYRIGHT

(C) Copyright IBM Corp. 2004, 2005  

AVAILABILITY

The Small-Footprint CIM Broker (sfcb) is a part of the SBLIM project. The most recent version is available on the web at
http://sblim.sourceforge.net/
 

SEE ALSO

wbemcat(1)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLE
PREREQUISITES
AUTHOR
CONTRIBUTORS
BUGS
COPYRIGHT
AVAILABILITY
SEE ALSO

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