Mapping dashboard

The Mapping dashboard is used to create mappings between two units on the Pipeline dashboard. You use this dashboard to map one or more attributes of a unit with parameters on a second unit. Based on requirements, these parameters can be body, path, query, header or cookie parameters.

Attributes are non-editable name / value pairs in the source unit, whereas parameters are editable name / formula pairs in the target unit.

The name of a parameter can be edited only under certain situations. You don't normally need to change the parameter name. You can modify the value of the parameter by using formulas.

Accessing the Mapping dashboard

After clicking on a unit such as the Request unit in the Pipeline dashboard, the Mapping dashboard appears.

Formula summary dropdown

As with most tasks in Xapix, mapping is done using drag and drop. Simply drag an attribute from the source unit to the target unit. A valid location in the target is highlighted to show where to drop the attribute.

Hovering over the value of a parameter, a summary of the source for the value is shown and access to the Formula editor.

Accessing the Formula editor

In the Formula editor you generate a value for the parameter. You can create very basic to quite complex formulas in the Formula editor using combinations of References, Axel-f Functions and Operators.

Clicking Edit Formula from the summary dialog opens the Formula editor.

Formula editor