Variables are symbolic names to which a value can be assigned.  Variables can be used to:

  • Populate HL7 message fields
  • Create dynamic file paths
  • Create dynamic SQL queries
  • Validate tasks

Variable are in the ${variable_name} format


There are 2 variable types:

  1. System variables:  They are variables managed automatically by the application
  2. User-defined variables:  Variables managed by the user building the test scenarios