Tests do not finish in Simulator

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Article ID: 106251

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Products

CA Application Test Service Virtualization

Issue/Introduction

The test cases which staged to simulator do not finish and the operator needs finish the testing from Portal.
And in the simulator.log, there was a WARNING message like:
2018-07-13 06:35:46,804Z (15:35) [ [email protected]] WARN  com.itko.lisa.test.CounterDataSet - Counter data set 'Create a Numeric Counting Data Set' :This data set references properties that are not valid for use in a data set: . Unless you correct this, the data set will not work properly when staged.

Cause

If the test case includes the loop with a Numeric Counting Data and the setting of the Numeric Counting Data Set like:

  1. "From" value defined as property like {{start}}
  2. "End" value defined as property like {{end}}

          

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and the both property values set non-numeric value, then the loop becomes the infinite loop and the WARNING message for the Numeric Counting Data Set is recorded in the simulator.log

 

Environment

Release: Service Virtualization all versions
Component: Simulator

Resolution

Only not to set non-numeric values for the properties for "From" and "End" fields can avoid this problem.