Manage Users

Applies to TestEngine 1.23, last modified on May 28, 2021

Add users

Using API

To create a user by using the TestEngine API, you need to send the following request:

POST  http://<testengine-host>:8080/api/v1/users

Body

A JSON object containing information about a new user:

Element Description
userName String. Specifies the name of the new user.
password String. Specifies the password of the new user.
admin Boolean. Specify true to grant the new user administrator permissions.

For example:

{
    "userName": "john.smith",
    "password": "p@ssw0rd",
    "admin": false
}

Authentication

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine administrator.

See details on SwaggerHub.

Example

Using Web UI

  1. Log in to the TestEngine web interface under a user account with administrator permissions.

  2. Open the user menu and select Manage Users:

    Administrating TestEngine: Openning manage users page

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  3. Click Add User:

    Administrating TestEngine: Adding a user

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  4. Specify the username and password.

  5. If you want to grant administrator permissions, select the Administrator option.

  6. Click Save:

    Administrating TestEngine: Saving a user

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Remove users

Using API

To remove a user by using the TestEngine API, you need to send the following request:

DELETE  http://<testengine-host>:8080/api/v1/users/{username}

{username}

The name of the user you want to delete.

Authentication

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine administrator.

See details on SwaggerHub.

Example

Using Web UI

  1. Log in to the TestEngine web interface under a user account with administrator permissions.

  2. Open the user menu and select Manage Users:

    Administrating TestEngine: Openning manage users page

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  3. Click Remove user :

    Administrating TestEngine: Removing a user

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  4. Click OK to confirm the deletion:

    Administrating TestEngine: Confirm user deletion

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Edit user

Using API

To modify a user by using the TestEngine API, you need to send the following request:

PUT  http://<testengine-host>:8080/api/v1/users/{username}

{username}

The name of the user you want to edit.

Body

A JSON object containing data of the user. Skip the elements you do not want to change:

Element Description
password String. Specifies the new password of the user.
admin Boolean. Specify true to grant the user administrator permissions. Otherwise, specify false.

For example:

{
    "password": "new-p@ssw0rd",
    "admin": true
}

Authentication

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine administrator.

--or--

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine user to change their own password.

See details on SwaggerHub.

Example

Using Web UI

  1. Log in to the TestEngine web interface under a user account with administrator permissions.

  2. Open the user menu and select Manage Users:

    Administrating TestEngine: Openning manage users page

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  3. Click Edit user :

    Administrating TestEngine: Editing a user

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  4. Change the password and/or the type of the user.

  5. Click Save:

    Administrating TestEngine: Saving an edited user

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View users

Using API

To view TestEngine users, send the following request:

{username}

The name of the user information about whom you want to get.

Authentication

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine administrator.

--or--

The request must be authenticated by a TestEngine user to get their own information.

See details on SwaggerHub.

Example

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