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Environments Overview

An overview of the DoS environments, and how they should be used

Environments

There are a number of environments available, some of which are available for general use in order to allow API and application testing:

  • Live - The production environment for use only by assured prescribing systems
  • Pre-production - Used for interanl non-functional testing of both API and applications
  • Integration - Used for end to end application integration and user testing
  • UAT 2 / 3 - Used to support user acceptance testing of new releases before they are deployed to the Live environment

Other environments created to support specific testing may be used but may only be available over a fixed time period.

Environment Details

This section provides details of the generally available environments. Other environments created to support specific testing may be used.

All environments require https.

Live

DNS Name www.pathwaysdos.nhs.uk
Dataset Live
Release Latest

Pre-production

DNS Name Not externally accessible
Dataset Copy of live
Release Latest or next

Integration

DNS Name uat.pathwaysdos.nhs.uk
Dataset Partial copy of live
Release Latest

UAT 2

DNS Name uat2.pathwaysdos.nhs.uk
Dataset Subset of live data
Release Current Release

UAT 3

DNS Name uat3.pathwaysdos.nhs.uk
Dataset Subset of live data
Release Next Release

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