Creating a physical connection to an API Developer Portal instance

You can create a physical HCL OneTest™ API connection to an IBM® API Developer Portal instance.

About this task

Before creating a physical HCL OneTest API connection to an API Developer Portal instance, ensure that you have the URL of the API Developer Portal instance that you want to use.

Procedure

  1. Open the Physical View of the Architecture School perspective of HCL OneTest API.
  2. On the toolbar of the Physical View, click IBM > IBM API Connect. The IBM API Connect window is displayed.
  3. In the Management Server Address field, enter the URL of the IBM API Connect Developer Portal instance to which you want to connect.
  4. In the Provider Organization field, enter the name of the provider organization that you use in the API Developer Portal.
  5. In the Catalog Name field, enter the name of catalog that you use in the API Connect Developer Portal.

    If you are connecting to an IBM API Management Portal instance the Catalog Name field is the name of the environment that you use in the API Management Developer Portal.

  6. In the Username and Password fields, enter a username and password if required.

    Connecting to an API Connect Developer Portal

  7. Click Test Connection to verify that the connection works.
  8. Click OK to close the Test connection message window.
  9. Click OK to close the IBM API Connect window.

Results

The new physical connection is added to your HCL OneTest API project.
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