This tutorial introduced you the basics of service testing. You have learned how this product provides the following functions and features:

  • The generic service client for sending and receiving service calls
  • The test editor for creating and editing service tests
  • Datasets for supplying realistic test data.
  • The stub editor and stub monitor for simulating services and deploying service stubs.

Lessons learned

After completing all of the modules, you can perform these tasks:
  • Record service calls and generate service tests
  • Configure your test environment to support HTTP, JMS or WebSphere® MQ transport protocols
  • Edit and manage variable data using datasets
  • Run tests and view reports
  • Create and deploy service stubs
  • Generate HTML or PDF functional reports


To learn more about using Rational® Service Tester for SOA Quality or Rational® Service Tester, visit developerWorks®, IBM's resource for developers, at: