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
- Production User Testing - Used for end to end application integration and user testing
- UAT - Used to support user acceptance testing of new releases before they are deployed to the Live environment - these will be made available
Other environments created to support specific testing may be used but may only be available over a fixed time period.
This section provides details of the generally available environments. Other environments created to support specific testing may be used.
All environments require https.
|DNS Name||www.directoryofservices.nhs.uk for UI users and www.webservices.directoryofservices.nhs.uk for API users|
|DNS Name||Not externally accessible|
|Dataset||Copy of live|
|Release||Latest or next|
Production User Testing
(URL to be confirmed once available on PaaS platform)
|Dataset||Partial copy of live|
UAT environments will be made available as and when required and the URL will be provided
|Dataset||Subset of live data|
|Release||Current Release or previous release|