vREST Recorder (vREST Chrome Extension) Configuration

vREST Recorder (Chrome Extension) can be configured by following the steps below:

  1. Click on extension icon in browser navigation bar

  2. Then Click on Recorder Configuration Menu Item

  3. After that vREST Recorder Configuration page will open as shown below:

  4. Select the Product Name as vREST NG. And provide the NG Recorder URL which you have copied during Start Recorder Service

  5. Provide the following details in the vREST Recorder Configuration screen

  • Project: Provide the project name where you want the recorder to store the recorded test cases. You can also specify the test suite and Authorization information for the recorded test cases. Setting these default attributes here will save you an extra effort which you may spend after recording the test cases.
  • Filters: Filters specify whether a HTTP request will be recorded or not according to its content type and URL. There are two types of filters applied in the following order:
    • Request Type Filter: Request Type Filter records the HTTP requests according to its content type. e.g. if the user has applied filter for XHR then any HTTP request that represents an XHR, will be recorded.
    • URL Pattern Filter: URL Pattern Filter records the HTTP request according to its URL. If the URL matches the pattern specified, then HTTP request will be recorded else it will be ignored. The following four criteria can be provided:
      • Has Sub String
      • Starts With
      • Ends With
      • Regular Expr.