Setting up the integration with EGit (git)

You can integrate HCL OneTest™ API with EGit through the Eclipse Program Development Environment (PDE) which is called HCL OneTest API Tools within the HCL OneTest API environment.

About this task

EGit is an Eclipse project update site/p2 repository. Access it from within the Eclipse Program Development Environment (PDE) as follows:


  1. Start HCL OneTest API and select Fetch Project from Source Control option in the project selection window. If HCL OneTest API is already open, click File > Source Control to open the HCL OneTest API Tools wizard. This is the Eclipse Program Development Environment (PDE) that you will work with to integrate HCL OneTest API with EGit.
  2. In the Share Project dialog, click Cancel.
  3. Click Help > Install New Software.
  4. In the Install window, click Add.
  5. In the Add Repository dialog, enter a name for the repository. In the Location field, enter the following URL,, from where you will install EGit.
    Installing EGit
  6. Select the software component that is required for use with HCL OneTest API, which is Eclipse Git Team Provider in this case. Click Next.
  7. Review the items to be installed and click Next.
  8. In the Review Licenses window, review the licenses and click I accept the terms of the license agreements and click Finish. The HCL OneTest API Tools utility is restarted after the installation. The installation takes a while to complete.
  9. When prompted, restart HCL OneTest API Tools for the changes to take effect.
  10. In the Configure Git Repository window, select an existing repository or create one.
    Configuring EGit
  11. Open the Git Respository Exploring perspective and work with the HCL OneTest API test artifacts. For more information about managing sources in EGit, see EGit User Guide