[Webtest] problem with redirect after button invocation
Mon, 19 Jul 2004 11:22:38 +0200
Not sure that
is a correct url. Shouldn't the paramater value be encoded as
Luca Scheuring wrote:
> hi marc
> thanx a lot for the tip with the debug level. I was looking for this feature
> but haven't found it...
> the debug output helped me to find the problem. it's a bit tricky and has
> nothing to do with webtest itself. for geeks: see explanation below
> the problem lied in the com.meterware.httpunit.WebRequest-class of the
> httpunit distribution.
> the function
> private String stripDoubleSlashes( String url )
> normalizes URLs by collapsing // into /.
> the url that webtest got by 302-redirect looked like:
> Location: http://myserver/login?jumpTo=http://myserver/start
> this url was transformed to
> which of course caused the 404...
> after patching the WebRequest-class it works fine.
>>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Im Auftrag von Marc Guillemot
>>Gesendet: Freitag, 16. Juli 2004 12:01
>>Betreff: Re: [Webtest] problem with redirect after button invocation
>>Try setting the log level to debug in the
>>WEBTEST_HOME/lib/log4j.properties, you will see a bit more
>>what is working.
>>Page not found means return code 404 and not 302. May it be
>>that the page to which the server want to redirect with a
>>302 doesn't exist?
>>Luca Scheuring wrote:
>>>hello webtest community
>>>here my test scenario:
>>>- invocation of a http location
>>>- server sends redirect (302) to a https location which contains a
>>>- webtest follows redirect and switches properly to https protocol
>>>- webtest fills out the form values and invokes the login button
>>>- server sends back (still using https) a redirect (302) to a http
>>>location (I know this from the webserver log-file)
>>>- webtest switches the protocol back to http and accesses
>>the new http
>>>location (this step fails)
>>>it seems that webtest can't handle the redirect which is received
>>>after the button invocation. since this works fine using
>>only http (no
>>>https), I guess the problem is the redirect to a http-site
>>as a result
>>>of a button invocation when using https before.
>>>this is the message I get:
>>>Test step clickbutton named "Click the submit button" failed with
>>>message "Step "clickbutton "Click the submit button" (6/7):
>>>found : click button"
>>>in general, switching between http and https released by redirects
>>>seems to work fine in both directions.
>>>I know that my scenario might be a bit unusual but it's the way the
>>>website that I want to test works.
>>>did anybody encounter this problem or does have an idea what I am
>>>doing wrong? (see my ant script below)
>>> <testSpec name="login" >
>>> stepid="goto login page"
>>> url="login.html" />
>>> <verifytitle stepid="check login"
>>> text="Login" />
>>> <setinputfield stepid="set user name"
>>> value="username" />
>>> <setinputfield stepid="set password"
>>> value="*******" />
>>> stepid="Click the submit button" />