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Mainframe Automated Unit Testing Starter Service


This Service establishes an automated unit testing environment which provides verification that changes do not adversely affect the operation of the environment.

What you get:

BMC will perform the following activities in one environment:

  • Conduct a project kick-off meeting which will include:
    • Scope discussion
    • Outline of high-level plan
    • Explanation of the configuration options
    • Completion of the pre-implementation questionnaire
  • Assess Customer’s current unit testing processes
  • Review architecture and configuration
  • Prepare Test Strategy and Plan
  • Prepare Deployment Plan
  • Prepare Construction Document
  • Configure BMC AMI DevX Total Test in the development environment
  • Scan source code of the Customer applications to identify compatibility
  • Create test scenarios for up to 75 mainframe application test cases
  • Establish test case automated execution
  • Integrate test case automation with compatible third-party software, for example SonarQube
  • Perform up to 10 consecutive business days of post-deployment assistance

Customer will be responsible for:

  • Providing access and privileges for BMC staff to include:
    • Read access to mainframe source code
    • Raising environment change requests
    • Agreeing on timescales and change windows
  • Performing user functional testing using the Test Strategy and Plan
  • Maintaining and ensuring back-ups and recovery files

Deliverables: Using BMC’s standard methodology and templates, the following Deliverables are in scope for this project and will be delivered:

  • Test Strategy and Plan
  • Deployment Plan
  • Construction Document

Completion Criteria: BMC will have completed these Consulting Services when the in-scope Consulting Services have been completed and the Deliverables have been delivered to the Customer Project Manager.


  • The latest versions of these BMC AMI DevX products must be installed on Customer’s mainframe system
    • BMC AMI DevX Total Test
    • BMC AMI DevX Workbench for Eclipse​
    • BMC AMI DevX Workbench for VS Code
    • BMC AMI DevX Code Debug
    • BMC AMI Enterprise Common Components (ECC)
    • BMC AMI Enterprise Services (CES) 
  • Completion of the pre-implementation questionnaire
  • Having a supported version of MongoDB installed
  • Having an LPAR running supported versions of z/OS® on z/OS® compatible hardware 
  • Providing BMC with remote access to the mainframe via one of the following:
    • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)
    • Customer provided laptop
  • Providing secured zFS* directory space for the disk database 

Additional information:

  • Estimated Duration: 4-5 weeks
  • In-scope Product: BMC AMI DevX Total Test, BMC AMI DevX Workbench for Eclipse, BMC AMI DevX Workbench for VS Code, BMC AMI DevX Code Debug, BMC AMI Enterprise Common Components, BMC AMI Enterprise Services
  • Service Type: Deployment
  • Availability: Active
  • Success Service Code: BMSS_DEVA_001
  • Date Last Updated: 06/22/2023

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