For a couple of years now, TestMatch has been available to Anubex’ worldwide customers to reduce their overall testing effort, while at the same time the quality of testing has increased. Initially TestMatch was offered exclusively to migration customers, but since a couple of years it is also available as a standalone product that can be integrated in a DevOps environment.

On the IBM mainframe, the standard TestMatch setup for the creation of the test scenario’s is based on the configuration of standard IBM utilities. While the mainframe operational teams can typically flexibly turn said utilities on and off, over the years we have encountered cases where this is not the case, or where this kind of configuration needs to be planned weeks in advance.

Based on this realization, Anubex is adding a new feature to TestMatch that allows the testers to record test scenario’s directly from within the TestMatch UI. This new feature makes TestMatch act as a proxy between the terminal emulator and the mainframe.
Every recorded 3270 session instantly becomes a test scenario that can be replayed over and over again, without any further setup or configuration needs.

As a result, there is no more need to request the configuration of the mainframe utilities, and the tester is in the driver’s seat of all testing activities.

Regression testing has never been easier!