A Test definition describes a command to run inside a diagnositcs container on an NSGateway. It represents a command with arguments that will be run in the container as part of a Test Suite run


  • name (Mandatory): A descriptive name for the Test Definition instance.
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • description: A concise description of the Test Definition object.
  • timeout: Optional timeout value, in seconds, for the test until the system considers it as failed. Default is 60 s.
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • command (Mandatory): The Linux command that this test definition will use.
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • arguments: The arguments that will be appended to the test command field.
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems


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nupermission.NUPermission permissions
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas