Transactions Tab for Conversations

A stateful transaction (a transaction with conversations) has the following components.
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A stateful transaction (a transaction with conversations) has the following components.
Service Image Editor - Transactions tab
  • A:
    The
    Conversations
    list shows all the conversations in the service image. To view and edit a conversation, select it. A conversation consists of one or more logical transactions.
  • B:
    The Conversation Tree editor displays the logical conversation that is selected in the
    Conversations
    list. The conversation is displayed in either a graph node tree view or a standard tree view.
  • C:
    To view and edit specific transactions or the Meta data for transactions in a selected logical transaction, use the
    Transactions
    list. To add, move, or delete stateless transactions, use the toolbar at the bottom of the pane.
  • D:
    To view and edit transaction requests and response data for the Specific or Meta transactions, selected in the
    Transactions
    area, use the Transaction Basics area. The fields are dependent on the selected transport and data protocols. For more information about the
    Transaction Basics
    area, see the Service Image Editor Transactions Tab for Stateless Transactions.
  • E:
    To enter the data for conversational requests during playback, use the Transaction Request Data pane.
  • F:
    To enter and edit a script to return actions that are based on specified matching conditions, use the Match Script Editor.
  • G:
    To view and edit the response content, think time, and key/value pairs for the specific or Meta transaction, use the Transaction Response Data pane.
Toggle Display Pane
Service Image Editor Transactions tab
You can see details about a conversation by clicking
Toggle Display
Toggle display icon on the
Transactions
tab toolbar. From this pane, you can display and edit the following values:
  • Type
    Specifies the transaction type.
    Values
    :
    • INSTANCE
    • TOKEN
  • Token Pattern
    Required for token-based conversations. Clicking the question icon provides examples of string generator patterns.
  • Pattern Example
    Displays an example of the specified Token Pattern.
  • Starter Transaction
    Defines the starter transaction for the conversation.
If you add or change several transactions, return to the
Basic Info
tab and click
Regenerate Magic Strings and Data Variables
. The magic string and date variables are created for you. Existing magic strings and variables are not modified.