Automated Test Framework use case: test a data policy

This use case illustrates testing a data policy with the Automated Test Framework.

About this task

This example tests the data policy that sets the field Assignment Group to mandatory if impact is high.
Figure 1. Automated Test Framework: Data policy being tested
Screenshot of form for data policy record being tested
Figure 2. Automated Test Framework: Data policy example
Screenshot of test steps for data policy example

Procedure

  1. Impersonate a user with the necessary permissions. In this example, the step impersonates an admin user.
    Figure 3. Step 1 - Impersonate
    Screenshot of impersonate test step for data policy example
  2. Open a form for the table to which this data policy applies. This example opens a new incident form.
    Figure 4. Step 2 - Open a New Form
    Screenshot of form for Open a New Form test step
  3. Check that the data policy has not yet been triggered. In this example, the step checks to confirm that Assignment group is not mandatory.
    Figure 5. Step 3 - Field State Validation
    Screenshot of form for Field State Validation test step
  4. If applicable, set the conditions that trigger the data policy. This example sets Impact to High.
    Figure 6. Step 4 - Set Field Values
    Screenshot of form for Set Field Values test step
  5. Validate that the data policy is enforced. In this example, the test confirms that the data policy set Assignment group to High after the previous step set Impact to High.
    Figure 7. Step 5 - Field State Validation
    Screenshot of form for Field State Validation