Switching Programme Shipper Testing

CSS Shipper Testing

Following the industry agreed closure of Consequential Change Market Trials, Correla working on behalf of Xoserve has offered shippers, primarily not involved in E2E testing, the opportunity to test the new and updated shipper files required as part of the new Switching Programme under a revised Shipper Testing phase. This is not in scope of the overall CSS programme.

Shippers involved in testing through the approved E2E scenarios within the CSS programme will be provided with the same level of support and all parties will be utilising the same environment.

The objectives of CSS Shipper Testing are:

  • To fully prepare external parties and Xoserve for the introduction of the new and updated files aligned to the Consequential changes due to the CSS programme; ensuring that new logic is applied within UK Link and associated systems, verifying that Xoserve and industry systems work as intended.
  • To provide an opportunity for all participants to prove the systems and processes work by verification of their test scenarios through the execution of test cases.
  • The ultimate objective is to provide evidence that the system and supporting business processes function as expected and, where appropriate, support the E2E process developed through the CSS programme.
  • To provide the opportunity for Stakeholders and Xoserve to identify, address and resolve any issues prior to implementation to ensure the system is ready for Go Live.
  • To enable the appropriate levels of testing to minimise risk to the CSS programme whilst ensuring that existing functionality has been protected.
  • To provide all participating Stakeholders with the opportunity for familiarisation of new interfaces and, where relevant, all connectivity options in a production like environment testing functional data.
  • To validate all record content in new and revised files recognising any revised logic being applied. It will be expected that all appropriate validation rules will apply.

 

Shipper Testing Support Forum - Agendas and Slides

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Consequential Changes

UK Link File Format Change Summary March 2021

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

API CSV Format Table

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Low Process Workshop Summary

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Templates

CSS Shipper Test Defect Management Template

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Processes 

Gemini Market Scenarios

Last updated on 30 Jun 2020

Switching Timelines

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

E2E Additional Steps CCMT (002) Gemini

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Reference Documents

IX Set up E2E V3

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

CSS E2E File Transfer Approach – Scenario 1 V3

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

CSS E2E File Transfer Approach – Scenario 2

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

DES CSSC Changes v0.2

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Xoserve CSS API Products Overview

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Xoserve DES REL Function Overview v2.0

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Defect Management

Defect Management Plan - CSS Project v1.0 CCMT

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Gemini

CSSC 090621- Gemini V2

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

MT CSS Presentation Gemini 13_14Feb20

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

Release Management

CCMT Release Management Plan v0.4

Last updated on 02 Sep 2021

 

Market Trials Documentation Archive

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