Unit testing a Service Email rule
Use the unit testing feature to verify that the operations of a Service Email rule function correctly before you add an external component to your testing process.
Unit testing provides only partial evidence of a correct implementation. For more comprehensive information on testing services, see Testing Services and Connectors, a document in the Integration area of the Pega Community.
Before you begin, see How to provide test data when testing service rules.
To run a unit test, complete the following steps:
- Save the rule form.
- Start the Tracer by clicking Tracing services. . For more information, see
- Click .
- Complete the form as described below, and then click Execute.
Requestor context - Select a context to define the requestor session is to be used in the test:
- Use current requestor context — Use your current requestor session (including your RuleSet list, privileges, and current clipboard).
Initialize service requestor context — Create a new requestor session based on the APP requestor type and, if the service package requires authentication, another Operator ID instance.
Authentication user ID - If you selected Initialize service requestor context, and the service package instance for the service requires authentication, enter the Operator ID to be used to test the service.
Authentication password - If you selected Initialize service requestor context, and the service package instance for the service requires authentication, enter a password for the Operator ID.
Enter request data
Message header values - Enter one value for each message header declared on the Request tab.
Message content - Type or paste in the text that forms the content of the arriving email message.
Activity for adding attachments - If the arriving test message is to include email attachments, identify here the Activity Name key part of the test activity described above.