[WS] Verify Elements Count


Verify the number of expected elements (JSON/XML) in the response (output) of a web service call.


Param Param Type Mandatory Description
response ResponseObject Required Represent an HTTP Response, the user can get responded content type, data, header properties (sometimes the user may want to get cookies from response header)
locator String Required An expression Katalon will use to go through and look for the expected element(s). Please refer to Handle Web Service Response object guide.
The syntax for locator is GPath. To learn more about GPath, see this guide.
count  int  Required The expected number of element(s) should appear in the responded data (usually is JSON/XML)
flowControl FailureHandling Optional Specify failure handling schema to determine whether the execution should be allowed to continue or stop.


true, if your expectation is met, otherwise; false.


You want to verify number of expected elements in the response is 3

import static com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory.findTestCase
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory.findTestData
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository.findTestObject
import internal.GlobalVariable as GlobalVariable
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ConditionType as ConditionType
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.RequestObject as RequestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObjectProperty as TestObjectProperty
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WebAPI
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUI
import com.kms.katalon.core.mobile.keyword.MobileBuiltInKeywords as Mobile
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WS
import static com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory.findCheckpoint
import com.kms.katalon.core.model.FailureHandling as FailureHandling
import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCase as TestCase
import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestData as TestData
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject as TestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.Checkpoint as Checkpoint

'Send a SOAP request and returns its response'
def response = WS.sendRequest(findTestObject('REST_EmployeeInfo'))

'Verify number of expected employee contact records'
WS.verifyElementsCount(resObj, 'employee.contacts', 3)