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Postman Question. Getting POST request data to GET and DEL request

I am very new to Postman and have a quick question. I can elaborate as much as needed. I create a new user with a POST request. I then want to get that user's ID from the GET request and plant it in ...
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Printing Response body element in Test results in Postman

I need to print one specific Response element from the response body of an API in the Test results Section of postman.
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Testcase Python Request: 405 Error despite not accepting the certificates

Details Currently I have the problem that I cannot accept the certificate on our test page. We use Python requests for our test cases and unittest from Python directly. We have also excluded the ...
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Collection Variable is not being assigned

If Env-Variable drawingmanage equals false the value gets assigned successfully(else block) whereas if it is true the value doesn't assign(if block) if(pm.variables.get("drawingmanage") == 'true'){ ...
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API Management Tool Recommendation

I am looking for a tool for API testing and collaboration that offers the following: Creating a workspace that can be shared with a limited number of people. A good number of collections without ...
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How to send double quotes in postman csv data file

I have the following request body: { username:{{user}}, password:{{pass}} } The expected structure of the request is : { username:"something", password:"something" } if the request body is ...
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Consume POST request data to GET and DEL requests

I get an id from a POST request and I want to use that id in the GET and DEL requests. I don't want to do it manually; if there is automated way that my read and delete requests consume my POST ...
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How to export single API request with body in Postman so it can be imported

Postman can export whole collections, and also single requests. I'd like to export just one request, so I can send it as an example to somebody else who can import it in their Postman via (possible ...
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Testing REST - submitting a web-form. Identifying why the server responses with 500 for some emails and for some - 200

The troubled email is teststudent12@skyeng.ru, the URL is https://junior.skyeng.ru/online-uroki-po-matematike/ (form is placed almost at footer). The website to test is in Russian. If you want to ...
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How to analyse newman htmlextra report?

Hi could someone explain the fields in Postman htmlextra report. I am not able to understand why testscripts fail shows '0' even though two assertions failed I only have 15 pm.expect in my ...
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Decoding JWT and testing results in Postman

We are implementing a new service which requires Authorisation by the way of a JWT. I already have the submission and returned body containing the "access_token" My question is how do I set up a ...
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Postman or any API tools for API cache testing

my application (Restful API, no UI interface at this moment) has the Cache Async in memory functionality at each GET, POST, PUT, DELETE. Does Postman or any API tools has the ability to test the cache ...
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Validating GET req for type of data in response

{ "id": 5, "display_name": "3", "code_name": "policy", "description": "test", "authenticated": NULL }
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Postman API test structure

Recently I started writing tests for our API. However, I have faced some issues which I think it is critical to think at the start. How should I structure my tests in terms of setup and cleanup phase(...
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Schema Validation in Postman

I'm having trouble validating a schema in Postman using tv4 inside the tests tab - it is always returning a true test, no matter what I feed it. I am at a complete loss and could really use a hand - ...
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Compare the date from a API key value in Postman

I have a scenerio where I need to compare a date from an API response with today's date and check whether it is less than or equal. The API response will give me a JSON object and in that JSON the ...
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Print API response in “Test results” tab in Postman

I'm using Postman to automate an API using Newman. But the response body of the API call is not showing in the Postman "Test results" tab. var body = JSON.parse(responseBody); tests["Response ...
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Use tv4 to validate schema in postman

I am trying to validate a scheme using tv4 in Postman, but no matter what I do it always passes - even if I force bad data. I am unsure if I am doing something wrong or if there is an issue with tv4 - ...
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Error showing for url when try to run api test script with Newman

I'm beginner to REST API testing. I wrote some scripts for some scenarios using postman and tried to run with Newman. (In there URL defined as environment variable.) Showing errors for that URL when ...
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How to verify response body as a test in postman

I want to verify the response data as a test using Postman. For example, given the response below: { "data": { "id": 2, "first_name": "Janet", "last_name": "Weaver", "avatar":"...
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How to identify a specific location in returned Json through a postman test

When submitting an order to an API we get a Json response containing: "AMLResults": [ { "amlResult": [ { "addresses": [ { ...
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Postman - flags for different requests on different environments?

I have serviceA, serviceB, serviceC..., up to service L. I have a collection with requests for all those services. Is it possible to set somehow flags for postman runner for requests to be run on ...
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Web Service Testing Site

I practice web services testing but I don't have any web service testing site. Could anyone please suggest a good web service testing site? Please help. Thanks in advance.
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Multiple API requests from CSV file as parameters

Let's say that my domain is api.test.com, path is /v1/products and I have to do 1000 API requests with different products as parameters. Examples: GET api.com/v1/products/product1 GET api.com/v1/...
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Assistance with a DELETE request in Postman

I'm attempting to create some API tests to assist with getting familiar with API automation and I'm using the really helpful Restful-Booker API for this. The API documentation is also here. However I’...
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What are the pro's and con's of writing an API test automation framework at code level as opposed to using a tool

As I look into writing automation frameworks at the API layer(relatively new to this area), a question that keeps cropping up in my mind is.....why should I write an automation framework at code level ...
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Preview tab is empty for the request sent in Postman tool

Am new to POSTMAN tool and when I send a request am getting the response status as '200 ok'. But in Preview tab, the page is not displaying and its empty. How to view the response in preview tab?
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Should I test the created data after using Post Https Requests from Postman?

We are gonna use Postman to tests our API resources. When you create a Post HTTP request to your API, it returns success response and not sure if the data were created successfully and correctly. ...
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PostMan gives “JSONError: Unexpected token '<' at 1:1 <!DOCTYPE html> ^ ” when trying to extract data from response body [closed]

I am trying to chain API request on using POSTMAN. I am writing a script in the test section for extracting token from the response body and storing it in an environment variable. This is my code in ...
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Adding session tokens to HTTP request with Postman

Our teams use Postman to explorative testing of API. However, for protected endpoints we need to: Authenticate and retrieve session tokens: SESSION and XSRF (we have the endpoint returning both as ...
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How to Prevent Postman from sending a 'X-Deploy-Current' Header?

I am attempting to use Postman to call the REST API for an EAM tool using CURL, which I have no issue pulling what I need to using the Vendor's SDK. However, when using Postman, I was getting HTTP ...
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Need to feed the input data for particular API in the collection using POSTMAN

Currently, am using POSTMAN collection for API testing. In the collection, we have more than 10 API's request. we are passing the input from the CSV while passing the input, I need to apply for only ...
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API testing Using Postman

Can someone tell me the basic test cases for testing an API with Postman? Which test cases are commonly applied in API Testing. Note: I am a beginner and I don't know where to start.
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What is the simplest way to rewrite Postman requests to C#

I have made lots of made Requests in JSON in Postman. Now I am thinking about re-write all the Postman-tests into C#. There are many different Nuget packages that could be used. I have googled a ...
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The response XML is getting with some space after running collection runner in Postman [closed]

I'm using collection for the XML service in Postman, After the execution, I got the results successfully but when am seeing the test results the response body is coming with some extra space for each ...