I must be misunderstanding something, but here goes.
I've created a REST request, including method, endpoint, resource, and Auth(!) for a particular call. I run it and it works fine.
Now, there are say 30 more requests I need to create, each which varies only by the Resource (everything else is the same). Right clicking the Request that I just created, I see "Clone Request" (as one would expect), so I'm thinking "great, creating these 30 requests, each of which varies only slightly (the Resource) will be a breeze!
However, when cloning a resource, I then discover that any alterations I make to it, *are also made in the original request that I cloned from*. This seems not very logical to me. I mean, perhaps there is some useful scenario for this behavior that I can't think of, but at the very least I would expect there to be an alternate clone method that creates a new Request that is not associated (will not alter) the original cloned Request.
And another question I've always wondered about: I've attached a screenshot of the resource I am querying below. Does there happen to be some way I can "import" that resource and have all of the API calls automatically created in SOAP UI?
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Thanks for the reply! I just realized I posted in the wrong forum, I am using the free edition of SOAP UI. I wouldn't think that would change the behavior in this respect, but who knows I guess.
> In regards to the second part of your question if you have a swagger/openapi file (created in the swagger app from your screenshot) you could import that into readyapi to create the apis automatically, although it doesnt necessarily create them with the hierarchy, etc. you might want.
Here I think I simply lack sufficient background knowledge in the REST/tools space. All I have to work with (and I've searched for more fundamental documentation on the sumtotal.host, with no luck) is this one screen. As I said, I'd like to think there would be another URL that I could enter into SOAP UI, and have all the endpoints imported into SOAP UI so I wouldn't have to manually create each one. That --sounds-- like what you are describing, but since this is a vendor API I have to work with, I seem to have no way to access the swagger file itself. I'd think that would be made available via a different URL, but it seems not, and I'm quite sure this is not the first time I've worked with a third party API that provides no such resource.
Is it technically possible for a vendor to expose the swagger file/api interface in a seperate URL, so that it could be "imported" into whatever platform the end user happens to be working with, or is this kind of functionality something that I've just conjured up in my mind?
Thank you for advice Richie🙂
Hi @torevor! Was the advice helpful for you?